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Hypertensive Retinopathy (Star-Shaped Exudates and Papilledema)

Hypertensive Retinopathy (Star-Shaped Exudates and Papilledema)
Hypertensive Retinopathy (Star-Shaped Exudates and Papilledema)

The cardinal funduscopic feature of malignant hypertension is optic disk swelling, which appears as blurring and elevation of disk margins. The image also shows a characteristic star-shaped macular lesion caused by leaking retinal vessels.

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