The sign of the cross

Aryan Pashaei-Marandi, Ashwini Kini, Bayan Al Othman, Andrew G. Lee, Julie Falardeau

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Acute, painful, transient, right-sided, monocular visual loss lasting 4 hours developed in a 46-year-old man. This was followed by headache and left-sided transient hemiparesis. The association of ipsilateral transient vision loss with transient contralateral hemiparesis implicates involvement of the ipsilateral internal carotid artery (i.e., a crossed symptom).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-148
Number of pages4
JournalSurvey of Ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021


  • amaurosis fugax
  • cross sign
  • hemiparesis
  • internal carotid dissection
  • vision loss

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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