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Acute binocular blindness.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17366556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Acute binocular blindness is an uncommon cause for neurologic consultation. METHODS: Over the last 20 months 10 patients with acute onset blindness were seen at a tertiary cancer center. Probable cause was identified in all patients. RESULTS: Treatment varied and was determined by etiology of visual loss. CONCLUSIONS: Six patients made a complete or near complete recovery.
Authors:
Marc C Chamberlain; Lisa Chalmers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer     Volume:  109     ISSN:  0008-543X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cancer     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-24     Completed Date:  2007-06-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374236     Medline TA:  Cancer     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1851-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2007 American Cancer Society
Affiliation:
Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612-0804, USA. ChambeMC@moffitt.usf.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Blindness / etiology*
Brain Diseases / complications*
Brain Stem Infarctions / complications
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Intracranial Hypertension / complications
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasms / complications

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