Isolated superior ophthalmic vein thrombosis

Douglas Dunn, Sebastian Brown, Sartaj Sandhu and Domit Azar
Med J Aust 2021; 215 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51172
Published online: 2 August 2021

A 62‐year‐old man presented with left eye swelling and 3 weeks of intermittent epiphora without visual disturbance. He denied pain, photophobia or discharge. Medical history included Graves disease and dyslipidaemia for which he was taking rosuvastatin. His endocrinologist had ceased his thyroid medication 2 years ago following normal thyroid function test results.

  • Douglas Dunn1,2
  • Sebastian Brown1
  • Sartaj Sandhu1
  • Domit Azar1,2

  • 1 Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • 2 University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW


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