Kennedy syndrome

Ken·ne·dy syn·drome

(ken'ĕ-dē),
ipsilateral optic atrophy with central scotoma and contralateral choked disc or papilledema, caused by a meningioma of the ipsilateral optic nerve.

Ken·ne·dy syn·drome

(ken'ĕ-dē sin'drōm)
Ipsilateral optic atrophy with central scotoma and contralateral choked disc or papilledema, caused by a meningioma of the ipsilateral optic nerve.
Synonym(s): Foster Kennedy syndrome.

Kennedy,

Robert Foster, U.S. neurologist, 1884-1952.
Foster Kennedy syndrome - Synonym(s): Kennedy syndrome
Kennedy syndrome - ipsilateral optic atrophy with central scotoma and contralateral choked disk or papilledema, caused by a meningioma of the ipsilateral optic nerve. Synonym(s): Foster Kennedy syndrome
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