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. 1,2 AF is defined as a sudden, transient visual loss or transient blurring or obscuration of vision with normal recovery after the episode.
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5 years) who suffered from amaurosis fugax (AF) are described. . .
. 1 (table 3). The classic symptoms of amaurosis fugax include a sense that a dark shade or black curtain is coming down vertically into the field of vision of one eye.
With transient monocular visual loss (TMVL), affected patients typically note an abrupt partial field defect or temporary curtain effect in the field of vision of one eye. .
Amaurosis fugax (AF), stemming from Greek amaurosis meaning dark and latin fugax meaning fleeting, refers to the transient loss of vision in one or both eyes.
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. The visual loss is sudden and complete as if a curtain were drawn over the eye. . The characteristics of the nine patients are summarized in Table 1. . 1,2 AF is defined as a sudden, transient visual loss or transient blurring or obscuration of vision with normal recovery after the episode.
Sudden onset of visual field defects in the affected eye; A past history of amaurosis fugax may be present.
Amaurosis fugax. .
This symptom usually develops suddenly, and many individuals describe the event as it was as if a shade or curtain came over my eye.
Loss of vision may involve the whole field or sometimes may be restricted to the upper or lower half.