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Descriptor English:   Amaurosis Fugax 
Descriptor Spanish:   Amaurosis Fugax 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Amaurose Fugaz 
Synonyms English:   Blindness, Monocular, Transient
Blindness, Transient Monocular
Monocular Blindness, Transient
Transient Monocular Blindness  
Tree Number:   C10.597.751.941.162.125
Definition English:   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) 
History Note English:   2000 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   34333 
Unique Identifier:   D020757 

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