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CASE 11.4 HEMIANOPIA AFTER TREATMENT FOR A TEMPORAL LOBE TUMOR PATIENT PRESENTATION A 29-year-old man was referred to a neuro-ophthalmologist because of worsening vision in his left visual fields. Past history is notable for complex partial seizures for 5 or 6 years, and an oligoastrocytoma in the left temporal lobe. He had been treated with chemotherapy and radiation with an initially good response.
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KEY SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS Left homonymous hemianopia CASE 11.4 Hemianopia After Treatment for a Temporal Lobe Tumor
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CASE 11.4 Visual Fields
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Unformatted text preview: RELEVANT ANATOMICAL & CLINICAL CONCEPTS • Effects of Lesions in the Primary Visual Pathways • Intracranial Neoplasms in Adults CASE 11.4 Hemianopia After Treatment for a Temporal Lobe Tumor CASE 11.4 A Tumor Involving the Right Optic Tract CASE 11.4 A Tumor Involving the Right Optic Tract FINAL DIAGNOSIS Glioma of the right optic tract OUTCOME He continued to worsen despite additional chemotherapy, and was transferred to hospice care for comfort measures. CASE 11.4 Hemianopia After Treatment for a Temporal Lobe Tumor...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course MED 605 taught by Professor Skeen during the Fall '09 term at University of Delaware.

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