Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1994 Jun;14(2):202-206.

A Case of Nonischemic Central Retinal Vein Occlusion Developed in the course of Ulcerative Colits

Abstract

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of colon which is rare in Korea. In the course of ulcerative colitis numerous extraintestinal complication may develop on the joints, skin, liver, kidney, vessel, oral cavity and eyes. The most common ocular lesions complicated in patients with ulcerative colitis are episcleritis and iritis. And the cases of retinal vascular disease in associated with ulcerative colitis are extremely rare. We experienced nonischemic central retinal vein occlusion complicated in a patient with ulcerative colitis, who is 32-year-old male and complained decreased visual acuity and metamorphosis.

Keyword

Ulcerative colitis; Ocular complication
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