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Amaurosis fugax

Introduction: Amaurosis fugax

Description of Amaurosis fugax

Amaurosis fugax (medical condition): A rare condition where a temporary blockage of blood flow to the retina...more »

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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)
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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).
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Amaurosis fugax: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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.
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Amaurosis fugax as a Disease

Amaurosis fugax (medical condition): See Amaurosis fugax (disease information).
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