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Classification for Hypertensive Retinopathy

Purpose:

To identify retinopathy in a patient with poorly controlled systemic hypertension using the criteria of Scheie.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Cardiology

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

H35.0

Description:

The classification of hypertensive retinopathy developed by Scheie grades atherosclerotic and hypertensive changes separately.

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