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Sectorial optic atrophy and homonymous, horizontal sectoranopia: a lateral choroidal artery syndrome?

By L Frisén, L Holmegaard and M Rosencrantz

Abstract

Two patients with sectorial optic atrophy and homonymous, horizontal sectoranopia are described. Neuroradiological investigations localised the visual pathway lesion to the lateral geniculate body. The peculiar nature of the field defect and the optic atrophy appeared explicable in terms of ischaemia in the territory of the lateral choroidal artery

Topics: Research Article
Year: 1978
DOI identifier: 10.1136/jnnp.41.4.374
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:493033
Provided by: PubMed Central
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