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Year : 1987  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 4-6

Ocular manifestations of internal carotid artery insufficiency

King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India

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Rajiv Nath
King George's Medical College, Lucknow
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8 cases of internal carotid artery insufficiency were studied to find out the various ophthalmic manifestations in such cases. 50% cases had ophthalmic signs and symptoms. These manifestations were amaurosis fugax, central retinal artery block, field defects, pupillary abnormalities and disc oedema. Ammaurosis fugax is a sign of impending carotid insufficiency and these cases must be investigated thoroughly.

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