Phosphenes induced by sound.


Three adults with acquired unilateral visual impairment noticed phosphenes when they heard noises. They witnessed them only when resting in a dark or dimly illuminated room. The hallucinations persisted for days in a postkeratoplasty patient, for weeks in a patient with optic neuritis, and for months in a patient with compression of the optic nerve. The… (More)


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@article{Lessell1979PhosphenesIB, title={Phosphenes induced by sound.}, author={Simmons Lessell and Mitchell Cohen}, journal={Neurology}, year={1979}, volume={29 11}, pages={1524-6} }