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I think I know from latin but what is amaurosis fugax?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Amaurosis fugax is when the central retinal artery is blocked by a plaque or deposit from the carotids.
This results in restriction or stoppage of blood flow to the retina which causes the vision to shut off. It usually manifests like a window shade coming down over the field of vision. The symptom usually lasts just a minute or two and then returns. If this happens, see your doctor asap.

In brief: See below
Amaurosis fugax is when the central retinal artery is blocked by a plaque or deposit from the carotids.
This results in restriction or stoppage of blood flow to the retina which causes the vision to shut off. It usually manifests like a window shade coming down over the field of vision. The symptom usually lasts just a minute or two and then returns. If this happens, see your doctor asap.
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