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Neuroophthalmology. 2017 Mar 9;41(4):215-218. doi: 10.1080/01658107.2017.1287202. eCollection 2017 Aug.

Axonal Injury in the Lateral Geniculate Body: Radiological Diagnosis.

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1
Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.
2
Institut Català de Retina, Barcelona, Spain.
3
Medical Faculty, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain.

Abstract

Damage to the lateral geniculate body by diffuse axonal injury in brain trauma is uncommon. The authors present the clinical case and in vivo fibre tractography using diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging of this lesion in a patient presenting with homonymous sectoranopia after a traumatic head injury.

KEYWORDS:

Diffuse axonal injury; lateral geniculate body; tractography

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