homonymous hemianopsia


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homonymous hemianopsia

n.
Hemianopsia of the right or left halves of the visual field of both eyes. Also called lateral hemianopsia.

ho·mon·y·mous hem·i·a·no·pi·a

(hŏ-mon'ŏ-mŭs hem'ē-ă-nō'pē-ă)
Visual deficit affecting the same side (right or left) of each visual field.
Synonym(s): homonymous hemianopsia.
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The stroke team found the patient awake and alert but with a decreased gag reflex, dysarthric with acute left hemiparesis with no sensation in the left upper or lower extremities, and a left homonymous hemianopsia field cut.
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On neurologic examination, the patient had a right homonymous hemianopsia, optic nerve atrophy, and major visual impairment (left eye--20/100; right eye--20/200).
25,11,18] Homonymous hemianopsia is the most emphasized complication,[25] because of the close proximity of the pallidal lesions to the optic tract, but its incidence has been reduced by improved stereotactic techniques.