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Female patient has visual fields check and she has loss of vision in inferior right. She feels no pain. Which is the least likely cause ?

A. open angle glaucoma
B. retinal detachment
C. retinal artery occlusion
D. cataract
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c occlusion?
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Originally Posted by steps_8186 View Post
c occlusion?
occlusion seems like the answer, without pain, curtain, age, etc. it would be harder to say. you'd prolly have an image with such sparse details.
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Wouldn't occlusion cause the visual field defect of the whole eye, not just a part of it as it mentions (right inferior). For that reason i would go with retinal detachment... it is also painless and could be only detached at a certain point, hence causing only a partial visual field defect of that eye... instead of the whole visual field.
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