toxic amaurosis


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tox·ic am·au·ro·sis

blindness due to optic neuritis caused by methyl alcohol, lead, arsenic, quinine, or other poisons.
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toxic amaurosis

Amaurosis from optic neuritis caused by toxins that may be endogenous (as in diabetes) or exogenous (as in alcohol or tobacco).
See also: amaurosis
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