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Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion after Injection of a Long-Acting Risperidone Preparation

Johnny Tang, MD; and John J. Weiter, MD, PhD
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From Retina Specialists of Boston, Harvard Medical School, Schepens Eye Research Institute, and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Cambridge, MA 02140.

Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(4):283-284. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-147-4-200708210-00021
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Figure. and Fundus of the patient's right eye and left eye, respectively. The microsphere is visible within the retinal arteriole in the patient's right eye ( ). The retina distal to the point of occlusion appears whitish, which is consistent with areas of ischemia. and Red-free and fluorescein angiogram, respectively, of the patient's right eye. The red-free angiogram also shows the microsphere ( ). The fluorescein angiogram demonstrates poor arterial filling distal to the level of occlusion ( ).
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