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.
, 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.