superior quadrantanopia

quadrantanopia, superior 

A superior, homonymous quadrantanopia due to a lesion of the most anterior and inferior fibres of the optic radiations that is in Meyer's loop, on the contralateral side of the visual pathway. Syn. 'pie in the sky' defect. See Meyer's loop; optic radiations.
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Other defects that can be seen are superior quadrantanopia.
Unilateral infarcts cause contralateral visual field abnormalities such as inferior and/or superior quadrantanopia.
a Bi-temporal superior quadrantanopia b Central scotoma c Complete bitemporal hemianopia d Arcuate scotoma D [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] A myopic patient aged 55 presents for a routine eye examination.

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