Wilbrand's Knee Revisited (.pdf)

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Identifier 20160301_nanos_sciplatform2_06
Title Wilbrand's Knee Revisited (.pdf)
Creator Jaydeep Kachhela
Subject Neuroimaging, Visual Fields
Description Over a century ago, German ophthalmologist Hermann Wilbrand studied human optic chiasms and reported that inferonasal crossing fibers within the chiasm curved anteriorly into the contralateral optic nerve. This anatomic bend ("Wilbrand's knee") is classically cited as the explanation for the contralateral superotemporal visual field defect that may appear when a lesion affects the optic nerve at its junction with the chiasm (the so-called "junctional scotoma"). More recent reports have called into question the existence of Wilbrand's knee or suggested that it may simply be an artifact of monocular enucleation, partly because no evidence of Wilbrand's knee could be found in monkey optic chiasms.
Relation is Part of NANOS Annual Meeting 2016: Scientific Platform Session II
Contributor Primary Jaydeep Kachhela, Cha-Min Tang, Robert K. Shin
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2016-03-01
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
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/s6bk4k75
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2016-08-02
Date Modified 2016-10-11
ID 185336
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bk4k75