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Multiple Sclerosis, Quadrantanopsia

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Multiple Sclerosis, Quadrantanopsia

History: 42 y.o. combat fighter pilot c/o "blind spot" - sudden onset six days ago and lasted about four hours. Previous Hx of a similar episode several years ago.

Findings: • Lateral geniculate body - abnormal signal and enhancement • Additional periventricular lesions

Ddx: • Multiple sclerosis • Lyme disease • ADEM (Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis) • Sarcoidosis • Vasculitis (SLE, etc.)

Dxhow: Clinical Hx and response to steroid therapy

Exam: Right inferior quadrantanopsia on formal visual field testing G6PD deficiency

No MeSH data available.


There is a lesion just above the choroidal fissure, near the left lateral geniculate body, with contrast enhancement.  There are arrows pointing the choroid plexus in the frontal horns and temporal horns of the lateral ventricles.  The lesion is seen over the left temporal horn.
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MPX1124_synpic51531: There is a lesion just above the choroidal fissure, near the left lateral geniculate body, with contrast enhancement. There are arrows pointing the choroid plexus in the frontal horns and temporal horns of the lateral ventricles. The lesion is seen over the left temporal horn.


Multiple Sclerosis, Quadrantanopsia

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2009)

There is a lesion just above the choroidal fissure, near the left lateral geniculate body, with contrast enhancement.  There are arrows pointing the choroid plexus in the frontal horns and temporal horns of the lateral ventricles.  The lesion is seen over the left temporal horn.
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MPX1124_synpic51531: There is a lesion just above the choroidal fissure, near the left lateral geniculate body, with contrast enhancement. There are arrows pointing the choroid plexus in the frontal horns and temporal horns of the lateral ventricles. The lesion is seen over the left temporal horn.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Multiple Sclerosis, Quadrantanopsia

History: 42 y.o. combat fighter pilot c/o "blind spot" - sudden onset six days ago and lasted about four hours. Previous Hx of a similar episode several years ago.

Findings: • Lateral geniculate body - abnormal signal and enhancement • Additional periventricular lesions

Ddx: • Multiple sclerosis • Lyme disease • ADEM (Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis) • Sarcoidosis • Vasculitis (SLE, etc.)

Dxhow: Clinical Hx and response to steroid therapy

Exam: Right inferior quadrantanopsia on formal visual field testing G6PD deficiency

No MeSH data available.