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Retinal arterial pulsation as an indicator of raised intraocular pressure -- case report
  • George Berrett,
  • Jeffry Hogg,
  • William Innes
George Berrett
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

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Jeffry Hogg
Newcastle University
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William Innes
Newcastle University, University Hospital Zurich
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Ophthalmic emergencies may be complicated by occult but clinically significant raised intraocular pressure (IOP). We present a case of hypertensive uveitis accompanied by the finding of retinal arterial pulsation, which when visualised by direct ophthalmoscopy allows the generalist to identify significantly raised IOP requiring urgent specialist evaluation.