Displacement of the egocentric visual midline in altitudinal postchiasmatic scotomata.

@article{Kerkhoff1993DisplacementOT,
  title={Displacement of the egocentric visual midline in altitudinal postchiasmatic scotomata.},
  author={Georg Kerkhoff},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1993},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={261-5}
}
Vertical and horizontal bar bisection was assessed in six patients with homonymous altitudinal scotomata, four of whom had additional hemianopic scotomas. Analysis of performance showed a small but significant deviation of the bisection midline ("egocentric midline") to the upper field in four patients with blindness of the upper hemifield and a more pronounced deviation to the inferior hemifield in two patients with lower altitudinal field defects. In addition, horizontal bar bisection showed… CONTINUE READING

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