Amaurosis fugax

What is Amaurosis fugax?

Amaurosis fugax (Latin fugax meaning fleeting, Greek amaurosis meaning darkening, dark, or obscure) is a painless transient monocular visual loss (i.e., loss of vision in one eye that is not permanent).

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My husband(87) is in good health, takes no prescription drugs. Only curcumin for arthritis occasionally.
Last Wednesday night(Dec. 28th) he had an...

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Amaurosis fugax.

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Hello ! Sir,

I am 50 yrs.Male. My MRI Brain finding- Bilateral XXXXXXX periventricular white matter and centrum semiovale region show multiple tiny...

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Hello XXXXXX,
Thanks for writing.
I am a medical specialist with an additional degree in cardiology.
MRI show microvascular ischemic changes of...

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Hello, I am a 44 year old male who, until relatively recently, has been very fit all of his life, playing various sports, particularly football...

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Hai it is nice that your narration of symptoms is so clear.Initially your symptoms were due to amaurosis fugax ie a trasient loss of vision.you...

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My husband(87) is in good health, takes no prescription drugs. Only curcumin for arthritis occasionally. Last Wednesday night(Dec. 28th) he had an...

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