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CASE 11.5 VISUAL CHANGES CAUSED BY MIGRAINE HEADACHES? PATIENT PRESENTATION A 57-year-old right-handed man visited the emergency room several times because of headaches that had begun 4 months previously. He had throbbing bilateral or right occipital pain, and zigzagging lines in his field of vision. He had no personal or family history of migraines. Recently he noticed vision problems that caused him to bump into objects on his left side.
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KEY SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS Left inferior homonymous quadrantanopia Right occipital headaches CASE 11.5 Visual Changes Caused by Migraine Headaches?
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CASE 11.5 Visual Fields
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Unformatted text preview: Effects of Lesions in the Primary Visual Pathways Differential Diagnosis of Headache CASE 11.5 Visual Changes Caused by Migraine Headaches? CASE 11.5 Arteriovenous Malformation in the Right Calcarine Cortex CASE 11.5 Arteriovenous Malformation in the Right Calcarine Cortex CASE 11.5 Arteriovenous Malformation in the Right Superior Occipital Cortex FINAL DIAGNOSIS AVM in right cuneus (superior calcarine cortex) OUTCOME Headaches resolved spontaneously. AVM was not felt to be treatable by surgical or nonsurgical approaches. CASE 11.5 Visual Changes Caused by Migraine Headaches?...
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