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

Journal Article (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

  • 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 103 - 104

PubMed ID

  • 17564932

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0882-0538

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/08820530701420058


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England