An Unusual Cause of Blindness: Infarction in the Bilateral Lateral Geniculate Bodies

An Unusual Cause of Blindness: Infarction in the Bilateral Lateral Geniculate Bodies

Author Silva, Renata R. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Penna, Ellen R. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Fusao, Eduardo F. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Faria, Eliete C. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Pinho, Ricardo S. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Pereira Vilanova, Luiz C. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Masruha, Marcelo R. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract A 10-year-old girl presented with acute blindness after a severe episode of febrile diarrhea. Magnetic resonance images were consistent with the diagnosis of infarction in the bilateral lateral geniculate bodies.
Keywords Acquired blindness
ischemia
geniculate bodies
Language English
Date 2014-07-01
Published in Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases. Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., v. 23, n. 6, p. 1736-1737, 2014.
ISSN 1052-3057 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 1736-1737
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.01.004
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000338475600073
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/37943

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