Occipital Pyogenic Abscess with Homonymous Hemianopia

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Identifier Occipital Pyogenic Abscess with Homonymous Hemianopia.pdf
Title Occipital Pyogenic Abscess with Homonymous Hemianopia
Subject occipital pyogenic abscess, homonymous hemianopia, macular sparing
Creator Rabih Hage, MD, Emory Eye Center Atlanta Georgia; Valérie Biousse, MD Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
Description This is a case of right occipital abscess with a left homonymous hemianopia. Number of Figures and legend for each: 8 figures Figure 1: Humphrey visual fields: Dense left homonymous hemianopia Figure 2: T2-weighted axial MRI : Round, hyperintense lesion (yellow arrow) in the right occipital lobe surrounded by edema Figure 3: T2-weighted axial MRI : The lesion is surrounded by cerebral vasogenic edema T1-weighted axial brain MRI without contrast Figure 4 : T1-weighted axial brain MRI with contrast: Peripheral ring enhancement of the lesion in the right occipital lobe Figure 5: DWI and ADC MRI: The lesion demonstrates restriction on diffusion weighted imaging (left; yellow arrow) with corresponding decreased signal on apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) imaging (right; red arrow), suggesting a cerebral abscess Figure 6: Post-operative T1-weighted MRI with (right) and without (left) contrast showing show the limits of the craniotomy Figure 7: Post operative Goldmann visual fields showing dramatic improvement of visual fields post operatively
Contributor Primary Rabih Hage, MD
Contributor Secondary Valerie Biousse, MD
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2015
Type Text; Image
Format application/pdf
Rights Management Copyright 2015. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6d53jg0
Format Creation Created in Microsoft PowerPoint
Setname ehsl_novel_eec
Date Created 2015-04-06
Date Modified 2018-01-22
ID 177402
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6d53jg0
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