Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hemoglobinopathy retinopathy?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Brian A Phillpotts, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Answer

Check for personal or family history of sickle cell trait or disease.

Inquire about painful systemic crises.

Patients may have visual complaints, varying in nature and intensity. Symptoms may range from transient flashes and floaters to sudden profound decrease in vision.


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