Wilbrand's Knee of the Optic Chiasm is an Artefact of Long-Term Monocular Enucleation

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Identifier 19960213_nanos_sciplatform3_01
Title Wilbrand's Knee of the Optic Chiasm is an Artefact of Long-Term Monocular Enucleation
Creator Jonathan C. Horton, MD, UCSF Medical Center
Subject Wilbrand's Knee; Optic Chiasm; Long-Term Monocular Enucleation; Contralateral Optic Nerve
Description Wilbrand's Knee of the optic chiasm refers to a bundle of optic nerve fibers that detours briefly into the contralateral optic nerve before crossing over into the optic tract. In cases of optic neuropathy from a lesion just anterior to the optic chiasm, injury to Wilbrand's Knee is thought to explain the superior temporal hemianopia in the other eye.
Relation is Part of NANOS 1996: Science Platform Presentations (Session 3)
Contributor Primary Calvert, Preston C
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1996-02-13
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 1996 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 1996. 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/s6gr04dg
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2013-09-17
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 182533
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6gr04dg
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