Noninvasive Vascular Examination in Amaurosis Fugax

  • Shirley M. Otis


Amaurosis fugax, also known as TMB, has been recognized as an important manifestation of carotid artery disease since early medical literature. Extracranial carotid disease is estimated to account for up to half of all cerebrovascular accidents (1–6). Transient ischemic attacks are the most common manifestation of carotid disease, and amaurosis fugax is a form of transient ischemia.


Carotid Artery Carotid Plaque Carotid Bifurcation Ophthalmic Artery Carotid Artery Disease 
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