Visual field defects in vascular lesions of the lateral geniculate body.

@article{Luco1992VisualFD,
  title={Visual field defects in vascular lesions of the lateral geniculate body.},
  author={Cristi{\'a}n Luco and Andrea Hoppe and Morris Schweitzer and X Vicu{\~n}a and A Fant{\'i}n},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={12-5}
}
Corresponding retinal nerve fibres begin their path in the eyes and end in a single visual cortical cell. Because of this arrangement, lesions in the anterior visual pathway produce incongruent visual field defects and in the posterior pathway congruent field defects. The lateral geniculate body is on the anterior third of the visual pathway. A lesion of this nucleus produces moderately to completely congruent visual field defects. Five patients with ischaemic lesions of the lateral geniculate… CONTINUE READING