homonomous hemianopsia

(redirected from homonymous hemianopsia)
Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

homonomous hemianopsia

[hə′män·ə·məs ¦hē·mē·ə′näp·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Partial blindness affecting the inner half of one field of vision or the outer half of the other; caused by optic nerve lesions posterior to the chiasma.
References in periodicals archive ?
Romano has been focused on stroke recovery, participated in research and published on restorative approaches to homonymous hemianopsia.
On neurological examination, right sequel homonymous hemianopsia and frust right hemiparesis were found.
Neurological examination of the patient revealed left hemiparesis, dysarthria, and homonymous hemianopsia of the left side with a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale of 12.
3,4) The subsequent neurologic deficits can manifest as partial or complete hemiparesis, homonymous hemianopsia, Horner's syndrome, facial nerve paralysis, gait issues, or death.
homonymous hemianopsia, quadrantonopsia, tunnel vision) are more common in ischemic damage to the brain but may also be seen with traumatic injuries [100-101].
1,2,4) Examples of previously reported presentations include cranial nerve palsies, (5,6) dysphagia, (7) homonymous hemianopsia, (8) seizures, (9,10) and obstructive hydrocephalus, (2,11-13) as in the current case.
Evaluation of the visual fields showed left homonymous hemianopsia.
The visual loss persisted, and the patient was referred by his local physician to an ophthalmologist, who noted significant left homonymous hemianopsia on visual field testing.