Sectoranopia: a stroke in the lateral geniculate nucleus or optic radiations?

@article{Huang2007SectoranopiaAS,
  title={Sectoranopia: a stroke in the lateral geniculate nucleus or optic radiations?},
  author={Minna Huang and Pauline F Ilsen},
  journal={Optometry},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={356-64}
}
BACKGROUND The lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) is the site at which ganglion cell axons of the optic tract synapse with neurons that form the optic radiations. Lesions of the perigeniculate visual pathway are characterized by distinct pupillary, visual field, and ophthalmoscopic findings. Such findings, combined with results from neuroimaging, enable one to precisely locate the area of the visual pathway that is involved. CASE REPORT A patient who presented to our clinic with a complaint of… CONTINUE READING

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