Intrachiasmal hemorrhage: A cause of delayed post-traumatic blindness

Neil W. Crowe, Thomas P. Nickles, B. Todd Troost, Allen D. Elster

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A 49-year-old man presented with blurred vision 9 days following frontal head trauma. Visual loss progressed to bilateral blindness. Mag netic resonance imaging revealed hemorrhage and swelling within the optic nerves and chiasm. Indirect trauma to the anterior visual pathways may cause delayed blindness due to hemorrhage and edema within these structures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)863-865
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1989


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