"Amaurosis Fugax" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Amaurosis Fugax
- Monocular Blindness, Transient
- Blindness, Transient Monocular
- Transient Monocular Blindness
- Blindness, Monocular, Transient
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