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Transient Monocular Vision Loss (TMVL)

Louis R. Caplan

in Stroke

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Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199739141
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322978 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739141.003.001

Series: What Do I Do Now

Transient Monocular Vision Loss (TMVL)

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Temporary loss of vision in one eye is a common presentation with a broad differential diagnosis. Embolism from the heart, aorta, and ipsilateral carotid artery and migraine-related retinal artery vasoconstriction are the most frequent causes.

Chapter.  2597 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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