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Bilateral altitudinal anopia caused by infarction of the calcarine cortex.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1033487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The patient reported here had a bilateral inferior altitudinal hemianopia from lesions of the calcarine (striate) cortex of the occipital lobes. The only significant pathologic findings were bilateral calcarine artery occlusive disease, with infarcts of the striate cortex on both sides. The ages of the infarcts appeared compatible with the clinical development of the respective visual field defects. The rest of the visual system was anatomically intact.
Authors:
I Heller-Bettinger; J J Kepes; S H Preskorn; J B Wurster
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1976 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-29     Completed Date:  1977-01-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1176-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Basilar Artery / pathology
Cerebral Arteries / pathology
Hemianopsia / etiology*,  pathology
Humans
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / complications*,  pathology
Male
Middle Aged
Occipital Lobe / blood supply*
Vertebral Artery / pathology
Visual Cortex / blood supply*

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