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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37) The condition is a loss of awareness, rather than a primary visual field defect, as in hemianopia.
Decreased visual acuity and impaired peripheral vision with a bilateral hemianopia was noted.
It typically presents with intractable seizures, mental retardation, developmental delay, contralateral hemiparesis and hemianopia.
Filters have been applied to adverts to show what life is like for people with macular degeneration, eye conditions caused by diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts and hemianopia, which causes people to lose half their vision.
She had onset of a homonymous hemianopia and limb rigidity and then became bedbound and mute, dying 7 months after the onset of symptoms.
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.
Partial temporal hemianopia was observed with no suspect [Figure 1]c.
Visual No Visual Loss 0 Partial hemianopia 1 Complete hemianopia 2 Bilateral hemianopia 3 4.
Ninety percent of the patients had various clinical improvements, including improvements in visual acuity, homonymous hemianopia, and spinal-cord related manifestations.
Anisocoria, subconjunctival hemorrhage, scintillating scotoma, extraocular muscle paresis and homonymous hemianopia may occur.