Nonembolic Sources of Amaurosis Fugax

  • Marjorie E. Seybold


A number of causes of transient visual loss are not related to carotid-based disease. Some of these, such as the prodromal events of AION and ocular migraine are discussed in other chapters. Others are described here (Table 13–1) to alert the reader to their existence and, when possible, to describe the differences from embolic amaurosis fugax.


Polycythemia Vera Mitral Valve Prolapse Cavernous Hemangioma Transient Loss Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy 
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