What is it called?
The correct answer is Hollenhurst Plaque. A Hollenhorst plaque is a cholesterol emboli that is seen in a blood vessel of the retina. This is also seen in post cath patients in the kidney.The phenomenon is named after Dr. Robert Hollenhorst, an ophthalmologist in 1961.
favorite board question.. i was told that once you see it in a patient you never forget it as the cholesterol plaque is refractile.ReplyDelete
I never ever saw it though..