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Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy with internal carotid artery occlusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7065086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined three patients who had anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and ipsilateral internal carotid artery occlusion. Each patient had transient cerebral ischemic attacks associated with the occluded carotid artery. In two patients there attacks were in temporal proximity to the anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. Carotid angiography showed retrograde filling of the ophthalmic artery through the external carotid artery demonstrating altered perfusion and, perhaps, hypoperfusion of the distal optic nerve head.
E A Waybright; J B Selhorst; J Combs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1982 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-05-27     Completed Date:  1982-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / complications*,  radiography
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications*
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography
Coronary Disease / complications
Ischemia / etiology*
Middle Aged
Ophthalmic Artery / radiography
Optic Disk / blood supply*
Papilledema / complications*
Scotoma / complications

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