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Temporary or sudden (unilateral or bilateral) Ambylopia or blindness

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Parkes Weber, Frederick (1863-1962)
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Retinal angiospasm, migraine, 'slight strokes' etc. Ophthalmoscopic appearance at death. Ocular signs of death. Intermittent or recurrent closing of cerebral, retinal or other (for comparison) arteries. Senile 'petit mal' and epilepsy. Sudden obstruction--embolic or thrombolic of retinal ves[...]. Various forms of temporary ambylopia: toxic, uraemic, puerperal, eclampsic, etc. 'Hysterical amaurosis'. Motor (paralytic) complications of migraine. Auditory troubles analogous to visual troubles in Raynaud's d[isease]. Sir Jonathan Hutchinson's cases of temporary blindness from sexual [? excess] in newly married young men (post-marital ambylopia) (is there note an analogous deafness). Daltonism and other ocular disabilities in artists and others. Contains references to cases of Lily Nash etc. Venous spasms (for comparison with arterial spasm). Artificial production of retinal pulse.



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