hemianopia

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hemianopia

(ˌhɛmɪænˈəʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) loss of vision in either the whole left or the whole right half of the field of vision. Also called: hemianopsia or hemiopia
[C19: from hemi- + an- + Greek opsis sight]
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Noun1.hemianopia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyeshemianopia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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She had onset of a homonymous hemianopia and limb rigidity and then became bedbound and mute, dying 7 months after the onset of symptoms.
This article considers the visual rehabilitation of patients presenting with homonymous hemianopia following stroke.
unilateral paresis of arms and leg), presence of clinical signs indicating hemispheric involvement (aphasia, neglect, homonymous hemianopia, forced gaze deviation, impairment of consciousness), history of arterial hypertension, diabetes or hyperlipidemia (defined according to current guidelines) (14-16), current and prior treatment with vitamin K antagonists (VKA) or antiplatelet treatment, and time interval between symptom onset and hospital admission.
Physical examination revealed right homonymous hemianopia, without other neurological positive signs.
Ninety percent of the patients had various clinical improvements, including improvements in visual acuity, homonymous hemianopia, and spinal-cord related manifestations.
Potentially posterior cerebral artery occlusion resulting in a homonymous hemianopia.
Binasal hemianopsia, unlike types of visual field loss such as bitemporal heteronymous hemianopia, unilateral homonymous hemianopia, is not common and cannot be explained by a single visual tract lesion.
right homonymous hemianopia with bi- temporal field defects.
Papilledema was seen in seven patients, corticospinal signs in six, and homonymous hemianopia in four.
Physical exam revealed weakness, hyperreflexia on the right side and right homonymous hemianopia.