Ruptured Retina Artery Macroaneurysm Presenting with Recurrent Vitreous Haemorrhage: A case report

  • T.S Oluleye
  • O.A Taiwo
Keywords: retinal arterial macroaneurysm, vitreous


A 74-year-old hypertensive presented with recurrent vitreous haemorrhage. Examination showed a ruptured
retinal arterial macroaneurysm. Control of systemic hypertension was associated with resolution. Risk factors and management are discussed. Ruptured retinal arterial macroaneurysm should be considered in elderly hypertensive patients presenting with vitreous haemorrhage.

Keywords: retinal arterial macroaneurysm; vitreous haemorrhage; systemic hypertension


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