Answer: All of the complications listed except macular degeneration, are possible ocular complications of diabetes.
Before examining the patient, you find a recent Hgb A1c in the chart which indicates a value of 14%. Select vitals are as follows: BP 162/94, HR 78
VA with correction: 20/50 OU
Confrontation Visual Fields (CVF): full
External exam: lids within normal limits, conjunctiva quiet, cornea clear, anterior chamber formed, iris flat bilaterally
Intraocular pressures: On palpation the eyes do not feel firm
Which of the following are you mostly likely to see on fundoscopic exam:
He was referred to see ophthalmology within a month.
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