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Amaurosis Fugax MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amaurosis Fugax
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.941.162.125
C11.966.075.125
C23.888.592.763.941.162.125
Unique ID
D020757
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020757
Scope Note
Transient complete or partial monocular blindness due to retinal ischemia. This may be caused by emboli from the CAROTID ARTERY (usually in association with CAROTID STENOSIS) and other locations that enter the central RETINAL ARTERY. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p245)
Entry Term(s)
Blindness, Monocular, Transient
Monocular Blindness, Transient
NLM Classification #
WW 276
Previous Indexing
Blindness (1966-1999)
Carotid Artery Diseases (1966-1999)
Vision Disorders (1967-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Amaurosis Fugax Preferred
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