MCQ – 87929


A 75-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus and congestive heart failure has sudden loss of vision in her left eye. Funduscopic examination shows a “cherry red” appearance of the foveola while the remaining retina appears pale. No abnormalities of the right eye are noted. Which of the following is the most likely cause for her sudden unilateral visual loss?

A. Central retinal artery occlusion


Cytomegalovirus retinitis

C. Primary angle closure glaucoma


Proliferative retinopathy

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