Types of Homonymous Visual Field Defects

  title={Types of Homonymous Visual Field Defects},
  author={Eleni Papageorgiou and Evangeli Tsironi-Malizou},
Retrochiasmal brain damage can lead to various types of homonymous visual field defects (HVFDs), with the occipital lobe being the most common lesion location, followed by the optic radiation, the optic tract, and lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN). The etiology depends on the age of the patient. Older patients tend to have vascular lesions, whereas younger patients may have tumors, traumatic injuries, and arteriovenous malformations. HVFDs can be classified according to their size, shape… CONTINUE READING

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