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Amaurosis fugax

Amaurosis fugax: Introduction

Amaurosis fugax: A rare condition where a temporary blockage of blood flow to the retina causes vision loss in the affected eye until the blood flow returns. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amaurosis fugax is available below.

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Definitions of Amaurosis fugax:

Transient complete or partial monocular blindness due to retinal ischemia. This may be caused by EMBOLI from the CAROTID ARTERY (usually in association with CAROTID STENOSIS) and other locations that enter the central RETINAL ARTERY. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p245) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Amaurosis fugax is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Amaurosis fugax, or a subtype of Amaurosis fugax, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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