Definition of Scotoma. Meaning of Scotoma. Synonyms of Scotoma

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Definition of Scotoma

Scotoma
Scotoma Sco*to"ma, n. [L.] (Med.) Scotomy.

Meaning of Scotoma from wikipedia

- A scotoma is an area of partial alteration in the field of vision consisting of a partially diminished or entirely degenerated visual acuity that is surrounded...
- Scintillating scotoma is a common visual aura that was first described by 19th-century physician Hubert Airy (1838–1903). It may precede a migraine headache...
- sickle-shaped scotoma. Arcuate or Bjerrum’s scotoma: This kind of scotoma is formed at later stages of glaucoma by extension of Seidel’s scotoma in an area...
- also commonly termed scintillating scotoma. Retinal migraine is ****ociated with transient monocular visual loss (scotoma) in one eye lasting less than one...
- nerve, and the pituitary gland. In 1869, Jacob Hermann Knapp described scotoma and metamorphopsia in traumatic maculopathy with choroidal rupture using...
- Vibrating visual field Scintillating scotoma Shimmering, pulsating patches, often curved Tunnel vision Scotoma Blind or dark spots Curtainlike effect...
- ****ociated with nasal steps. Scotoma may be seen above or below blind spot. Siedel’s sickle-shaped scotoma: Paracentral scotoma joins with the blind spot...
- Multiple types of scotomas form inside Bjerrum's area, typically in patients with open-angle glaucoma. Of particular note is the arcuate scotoma (also known...
- that lead to excessive sweating. It can even affect the eyes, causing scotoma and amblyopia. The condition occurs more frequently in women, and usually...
- manifested as a central scotoma, and a defect involving the contralateral superotemporal field. This is also known as a junctional scotoma. An alternative explanation...
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