Review Article

Redefining amaurosis fugax

Paul Varner
African Vision and Eye Health | Vol 74, No 1 | a9 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/aveh.v74i1.9 | © 2015 Paul Varner | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 September 2014 | Published: 30 March 2015

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Paul Varner, John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, Missouri, United States


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Abstract

Amaurosis fugax is a common term fraught with different interpretations. Disparities inunderstanding appear to be related to professional training. A new framework to facilitateinterdisciplinary communication and clinical research is presented.

Keywords

amaurosis fugax; phos; skotos; transient ischemic attack; transient vision loss

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