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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Blurred vision, homonymous hemianopsia as well as cortical blindness in some cases are common manifestations of the visual disturbance.
On neurological examination, right sequel homonymous hemianopsia and frust right hemiparesis were found.
Neurological examination of the patient revealed left hemiparesis, dysarthria, and homonymous hemianopsia of the left side with a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale of 12.
The solicited campimetry exam showed right homonymous hemianopsia.
Examination showed blood pressure of 115/80 mmHg, regular heart rate of 90 per minute, Glasgow coma scale (GCS) of 12, expressive aphasia, left facial nerve palsy of upper motor neuron type with dense left sided hemiplegia and left homonymous hemianopsia (NIH Stroke Scale score 17).
Her face was symmetric, and cranial nerve examination demonstrated a right homonymous hemianopsia.
Neurological examination revealed higher normal mental functions, decreased visual acuity in both eyes, left homonymous hemianopsia, bilateral pale discs with normal pupillary reflexes and extraocular movements.
2] ); complicated cryptogenic cirrhosis with prior esophageal varices, portal gastropathy, splenomegaly, and no encephalopathy; surgically treated colon adenocarcinoma; and bilateral thalamic and right occipital infarcts with residual left homonymous hemianopsia and vertical gaze paresis.
3,4) The subsequent neurologic deficits can manifest as partial or complete hemiparesis, homonymous hemianopsia, Horner's syndrome, facial nerve paralysis, gait issues, or death.
Examination was unremarkable, except for a left homonymous hemianopsia.