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Homonymous hemianopia and ipsilateral central scotoma

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Homonymous hemianopia with ipsilateral central scotoma will occur with lesions that affect the lateral part of the optic chiasm as well as the optic nerve.

Causes of homonymous hemianopia include:

  • pituitary tumour
  • meningioma of the sphenoidal wing
  • anterior communicating artery aneurysm

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