What are the racial predilections of sudden visual loss?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Jean Deschênes, MD, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Whites, especially men, have a high incidence of ICA-origin atherosclerosis.

Blacks and Chinese and Japanese persons have a higher incidence of intracranial occlusive disease.


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