cecocentral scotoma

ce·co·cen·tral sco·to·ma

a scotoma involving the optic disc area (blind spot) and the papillomacular fibers; there are three forms: the cecocentral defect, which extends from the blind spot toward or into the fixation area; the angioscotoma; and the glaucomatous nerve-fiber bundle scotoma, due to involvement of nerve-fiber bundles at the edge of the optic disc.
See also: Bjerrum scotoma, Rønne nasal step.

ce·co·cen·tral sco·to·ma

(sē-kō-sen'trăl skō-tō'mă)
A scotoma involving the optic disc area (blind spot) and the papillomacular fibers; there are three forms: 1) the cecocentral defect that extends from the blind spot toward or into the fixation area; 2) angioscotoma; and 3) glaucomatous nerve-fiber bundle scotoma, due to involvement of nerve-fiber bundles at the edge of the optic disc.
Synonym(s): caecocentral scotom, caecocentral scotoma.
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Of 136 eyes from 68 patients that underwent visual field examination, central scotoma accounted for 69.9%, cecocentral scotoma connected with blind spot for 8.0%, paracentral and temporal defect for 6.6%, and diffuse defect for 15.5%.
(15) Visual field defects are common and show a central or cecocentral scotoma. (1,2) A RAPD is not usually present because of the bilateral and symmetric nature of the disease.
Visual field defects in optic neuritis at presentation included diffuse visual field loss (48%), altitudinal defects (15%), central or cecocentral scotoma (8.3%), arcuate or double arcuate (4.5%), hemianopic defects (4.2%), and others.
Localized cecocentral scotomas typical of optic neuropathy due to tobacco amblyopia were detected in all the subjects whereas their central vision was preserved.