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Transient Visual Loss

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0011

Series: What Do I Do Now

Transient Visual Loss

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Transient visual loss is common and often due to a transient loss of blood supply to the afferent visual system, although there are many other potential causes. We review the approach to the patient with transient visual loss in this chapter, with special attention to vascular causes.

Chapter.  1252 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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