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Association between Clomiphene Citrate and Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

Maria Ines Viola, David Meyer, Thabo Matsaseng, Theunis Frans Kruger


Central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) is a common retinal vascular disorder associated with cardiovascular disorders and other related risk factors.
There has been a case reported of CRVO secondary to clomiphene citrate.1
Our case report also illustrates the association between clomiphene citrate and CRVO and serves to increase awareness among physicians who use the drug.

Authors' affiliations

Maria Ines Viola, Stellenbosch University

David Meyer, Stellenbosch University

Thabo Matsaseng, Stellenbosch University

Theunis Frans Kruger, Stellenbosch University

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Clomiphene Citrate; Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

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South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2010;16(1):24.

Article History

Date submitted: 2010-01-26
Date published: 2010-02-19

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