Amaurosis fugax

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Amaurosis fugax is the transient mono-ocular loss of vision, normally lasting a few seconds to a few minutes, and is secondary to vascular ischaemia/insufficiency. Usually the cause is ascribed to occlusion of the central retinal artery there are a wide number of local and central causes. 

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rID: 39565
System: Head & Neck
Section: Gamuts
Tags: stub, refs, cases
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