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Periventricular leukomalacia ocular sign

Daniela Ricci, Shirley Anker, Frances Cowan, Marika Pane, Francesca Gallini, Rita Luciano, Valeria Donvito, Giovanni Baranello, Laura Cesarini, Flaviana Bianco, Mary Rutherford, Costantino Romagnoli, Janette Atkinson, Oliver Braddick, Francesco Guzzetta, Eugenio Mercuri
The aim of this retrospective study was to establish the presence and severity of cerebral visual impairment in preterm infants with PVL. We also wished to establish whether abnormalities of visual function are related to brain MRI findings and more specifically not only to the involvement of optic radiations and occipital cortex but also to changes in the thalami, that are often affected in infants with PVL. Twelve infants with cystic PVL were assessed at 1 year (+2) corrected age with a battery of tests specifically designed to assess various aspects of visual function in infancy, such as ocular movements, visual acuity, visual fields and fixation shift...
September 2006: Early Human Development
Michael C Brodsky, Katherine J Fray, Charles M Glasier
PURPOSE: To determine whether term and preterm injuries to the retrogeniculate visual system are associated with recognizable patterns of ophthalmologic abnormalities and whether these patterns can be attributed to cortical (gray matter) or subcortical (white matter) injury. DESIGN: A retrospective case series. PARTICIPANTS: One hundred children with clinical and neuroimaging signs of perinatal posterior visual pathway injury who were examined at Arkansas Children's Hospital Eye Clinic between 1989 and 1999...
January 2002: Ophthalmology
L Jacobson
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June 1999: Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica
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