Progressive localized retinal nerve fiber layer loss following a retinal cotton wool spot.

Journal Article

Localized retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) defects can be an early sign of glaucomatous damage. However, their presence is not pathognomonic of the disease. We report a case of a localized RNFL defect developing after a retinal cotton-wool spot in a patient with diabetes mellitus and systemic hypertension.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Alencar, LM; Medeiros, FA; Weinreb, R

Published Date

  • April 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 103 - 104

PubMed ID

  • 17564932

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17564932

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-5205

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0882-0538

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/08820530701420058


  • eng