Central retinal artery or vein occlusion
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October 2016 (ACC)
Central retinal artery or vein occlusion – resulting in permanent visual loss
Death of the optic nerve or retinal tissue due to inadequate blood supply or haemorrhage within the central retinal artery or vein, resulting in permanent visual impairment of the affected eye.
For this definition, the following are not covered:
- branch retinal artery or vein occlusion or haemorrhage;
- traumatic injury to tissue of the optic nerve or retina.
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