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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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Central retinal artery occlusion treated with oxygen: a literature review and treatment algorithm.
Vatavuk Z, Bencic G, Mandic Z, Intravitreal bevacizumab neovascular glaucoma following central retinal artery occlusion.
SOURCE OF DATA: Patients with Central retinal artery occlusion attending the outpatient and inpatient department, Department of Ophthalmology, K.
OCULAR: Vascular disease such as central retinal artery occlusion (CRVO), central retinal artery occlusion, proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), Ocular ischemic syndrome, Ocular neoplasms, chronic uveitis, Fuchsiridocyclitis.
Conversely, myelinated nerve fibers disappear as a result of tabetic optic atrophy, pituitary tumor, glaucoma (11), central retinal artery occlusion, branch retinal artery occlusion (12), and various optic neuropathies.
INTRODUCTION: Von Graefe in 1859 first described case of Central Retinal artery occlusion caused by multiple systemic emboli from endocarditis.
All of the following are treatments for a central retinal artery occlusion EXCEPT:
A central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is an ophthalmic emergency, which if treated appropriately may restore vision.
A history of preceding transient visual loss, known as amaurosis fugax, is common in patients presenting with retinal vascular occlusion such as a central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO).
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