DIAG 2740 Chapter 11 Case Studies

DIAG 2740 Chapter 11 Case Studies - Chapter 11 Cases Case...

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Chapter 11 Cases Case #1 A Dark Spot Seen With One Eye Minicase A 67 year-old man woke up one morning, and when he turned on the bathroom light he noticed a dark purplish brown spot in the upper part of his vision that disappeared once he covered his right eye. This did not improve over the following week, so he went to see an ophthalmologist. Initial exam was normal except for a soft right carotid bruit and a scotoma in the upper nasal quadrant of the right eye on visual field testing. Left Right Localization and differential diagnosis On the basis of the signs and symptoms shown in bold above, where is the lesion? What is a likely diagnosis? Case #2 Vision Loss in One Eye Minicase A 39 year-old man awoke one morning with blurred vision in the left eye, as if it were covered with a shaded piece of glass. This condition progressed over the next few days to nearly complete loss of vision in the left eye. He scheduled an appointment with an ophthalmologist, but by the time he was seen, about 2 weeks after the onset of symptoms, the patient’s left vision was 90% back to normal. There was no eye pain but he did have a generalized headache. On exam there was
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course DIAG 2740 taught by Professor Markamos during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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