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35 Possible Causes for Tortuous Conjunctival Vessels

  • Adult-Onset Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxia

    After receiving his MD degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1973, Dr. Jankovic completed medicine internship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York City, where he was selected as the Chief Resident and also[…][]

  • Gangliosidosis

    Tortuous conjunctival vessels with saccular microaneurysms, optic atrophy, occasional corneal clouding, papilledema, and high myopia may be present.[]

  • Alpha-Galactosidase

    Ophthalmological examination revealed whorled opacities of the cornea (cornea verticillata) and dilated tortuous conjunctival vessels.[]

  • Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula

    Tortuous conjunctival vessels along with retinal hemorrhages can also present with CCF.[] […] retinal vessels.[] In one retrospective study of 11 traumatic CC fistulas the most common clinical signs were proptosis, dilated conjunctival vessels, and an orbital bruit, all of which were[]

  • Conjunctival Lymphangiectasia

    Sturla 12 12 Can conjunctival melanosis present with tortuous conjunctival vessels? Dr. Cesar Sturla Dr.[] Slit lamp biomicroscopy revealed diffuse chemosis, dilated, tortuous blood-filled conjunctival vessels, affecting the temporal, nasal and inferior quadrant of the right eye[] Figure 1 A circumferential (360 ) engorgement of the bulbar conjunctival vessels appeared as worm-like conjunctival lymph vessels filled with blood (arrows).[]

  • Viral Conjunctivitis

    Adenoviral Conjunctivitis Dilated, tortuous blood vessels and patchy conjunctival hemorrhages There are two types of adenoviral conjunctivitis – pharyngoconjunctival fever[]

  • Phakomatosis Pigmentokeratotica

    Conjunctival and episcleral vessels of the left eye were dilated and tortuous. Upper palpebral conjunctival vessels of the right eye were telangiectatic.[] He had PWS bilateral, right-sided hemihypertrophy, megalocornea, dilated and tortuous conjunctival, and episcleral vessels right eye, 360 conjunctival melanocytosis left eye[] Tortuous retinal vessels were observed in both cases. Isolated retinal vascular tortuosity with conjunctival telangiectasia (case 1) is a less described finding.[]

  • Iris Atrophy

    Notable findings included the following: Typical anterior segment SCD signs—even more common in HbSC patients—included tortuous corkscrew conjunctival vessels, iris atrophy[]

  • Progressive Epilepsy-Intellectual Disability Syndrome, Type Finnish

    conjunctival vessels Treatment: Supportive care, consideration of bone marrow or stem cell transplantation Fucosidosis (230000) Type I (severe infantile form) Type II (mild[] […] metabolites: Disaccharides, mannosyl-(1-4)- N -acetylglucosamine, heparin sulfate Clinical features: Coarse facies, deafness, delayed speech, hyperactivity, genital angiokeratoma, tortuous[]

  • Systemic Disease

    Other ocular findings may include subconjunctival hemorrhage as well as dilated and tortuous conjunctival and episcleral vessels. 6 After gout is diagnosed, treatment is aimed[]

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