How is the diagnosis of cutaneous cholesterol emboli (CCE) confirmed?

Updated: Apr 12, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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This diagnosis may be confirmed by funduscopic examination. [36] Ophthalmoscopy may reveal bright orange or yellow plaques in the retinal arterioles, representing CE.


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