- arteriosclerotic retinopathy
- sclerosis of retinal arterioles marked by increased tortuosity, attenuation, copper-wire appearance, perivascular sheathing, nipping at arteriovenous crossings, small, scattered hemorrhaging, and small, white, well-defined exudates with no surrounding edema.
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