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Acute Visual Disturbances

  • Cédric Lamirel
  • Nancy J. Newman
  • Valérie BiousseEmail author
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Abstract

The visual pathways traverse more than one-third of the brain, explaining why visual function is frequently affected by intracranial lesions and a wide range of neurological disorders. Visual disturbances such as monocular or binocular visual loss, visual hallucinations and diplopia may reveal a neurological disorder. Correct interpretation and evaluation of these visual changes may prevent further devastating neurological complications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cédric Lamirel
    • 1
  • Nancy J. Newman
    • 1
  • Valérie Biousse
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit, Emory Eye CenterAtlantaUSA

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