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Synonyms for occlusion

closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft

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(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

the act of blocking

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The swinging light test will reveal an RAPD; (1,2) fundoscopy findings typically include disk edema and disk hemorrhages, or a pale retina if GCA is associated with CRAO.
In addition, we recorded current medication, demographic data, the onset of initial CRAO symptoms, and the time of paracentesis.
A CRAO is an ophthalmic emergency and patients should receive active treatment in the acute phase.
If a patient with a CRAO presents within 24 hours, it is reasonable to attempt several of the non-invasive treatments described below.
Patients with CRAO usually present with a sudden significant loss of vision, an afferent pupillary defect, diffuse retinal whitening, and the resultant classic 'cherry spot' on the macula.
Hyperhomocysteinemia found to cause more of arterial obstructions like CRAO, BRAO and venous obstructions are less common.
Ocular pathology may, however, present in this way if loss of vision in one eye has gone unnoticed until the second eye becomes affected, for example exudative AMD or CRAO in temporal arteritis.