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Causes of Amaurosis fugax

Causes of Amaurosis fugax

The suspected cause of amaurosis fugax is a piece of plaque that flows from the carotid artery to the artery that feeds the retina. Risk factors include atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, smoking, high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes.

Causes of Amaurosis fugax (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Amaurosis fugax that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Amaurosis fugax: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Amaurosis fugax, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Amaurosis fugax:

Amaurosis fugax: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Amaurosis fugax: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Amaurosis fugax as a symptom:

Conditions listing Amaurosis fugax as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Amaurosis fugax. Our database lists the following as having Amaurosis fugax as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Amaurosis fugax:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Amaurosis fugax may be found in:


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