Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 12

Clinical Aspects of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion at Yaounde Central Hospital

Akono Zoua ME1,2*, Mvilongo TC1,2, Nanfack C1,3, Nomo Arlette1,3, Dombou1, Nguena B1,2, Dohvoma VA1,2, Epee E1,2, Omgbwa Eballe A1,4 and Ebana Mvogo C1

1Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I
2Yaoundé Central Hospital
3Yaounde Gyneco Pediatric Hospital
4Djoungolo District Hospital

*Corresponding Author: Akono Zoua M, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of University of Yaounde I.

Received: November 08, 2022; Published: November 24, 2022

Abstract

Introduction: Our work aimed to research the clinical profile of patients diagnosed with retinal vein occlusion, at the ophthalmology department of the Central Hospital of Yaoundé.

Materials and Methods: This is a documentary and descriptive study, conducted over a period from 02 January 2015 to 30 October 2020 at the ophthalmology department of the Central Hospital of Yaoundé, over a period of 05 years.

Results: We collected 15 files out of 17962 patients consulted, or 17 eyes with retinal vein occlusion which made a prevalence of 0.09%. The median age of patients was 62 years. The sex ratio was 4 males to 11 females or 0.36. High blood pressure was found in 9 patients, or 60%. Four patients (23.53%) had severely reduced initial visual acuity, consistent with blindness. Retinal hemorrhages were found in all patients. Three patients (17.64%) had macular oedema.

Conclusion: Central retinal vein occlusions are rare and serious conditions in older females. High blood pressure is the most common comorbidity.

Keywords: CRVO; Epidemiology; Clinical; Blindness

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Citation

Citation: Akono Zoua ME., et al. “Clinical Aspects of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion at Yaounde Central Hospital”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.12 (2022): 109-113.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Akono Zoua ME., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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