By American Academy of Ophthalmology, Rod Foroozan MD

Offers a symptom-driven method of the analysis and therapy of significant neuro-ophthalmic stipulations. With the focal point at the sufferer, this e-book emphasizes exam and acceptable adjunctive stories, together with a dialogue of diagnostic imaging modalities, and leads the reader throughout the occasionally refined manifestations of neuro-ophthalmic illness to anatomical localization of lesions and definitive prognosis. an summary of the anatomy of visible pathways is followed through many illustrations.

Upon final touch of part five, readers will be capable to:

- Describe a symptom-driven method of sufferers with universal neuro-ophthalmic lawsuits with a purpose to formulate a suitable differential diagnosis

- choose the main applicable checks and imaging, in accordance with symptomatology, to diagnose and deal with neuro-ophthalmic problems in an economical manner

- check eye stream problems and the ocular motor procedure

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Signals contributing to vertical smooth pursuit and eye-head tracking reach CN 111 from the y-group via the brachium conjunctivum and a crossing ventral tegmental tract. Key: CN Ill N = oculomotor nucleus; CN IV N = trochlear nucleus; CN VIII = vestibular nerve; CN VI II N = vestibular nuclei; io = inferior obl ique subn ucleus; ir = inferior rectus subnucleus; PC = posterior commissure; riMLF = rostral interstitial nucleus of the medial longitudinal fasciculus; RIP = nucleus rap he interpositus; so = superior oblique nucleus; sr = superior rectus subnucleus.

St Louis: Mosby; 2002. Rootman J, Stewart B, Goldberg RA. Orbital Surgery: A Conceptual Approach. Philadelphia: Lippincott; 1995. Afferent Visual Pathways It is important to recognize that any disturbance in afferent function may result in the same symptoms of vision loss as observed with pathology affecting the retina, optic nerve, and visual pathways (Fig 1-17). Retina The afferent visual pathway begins within the retina. _-loillllf---Optic nerve ~1·~Mrl'~A\. '/41"'"--~r--<---+~-Optic chiasm Lateral---t--#--=:-;.

Within the eye, the CRA divides into superior and inferior arcades. Similar to the blood-brain barrier, the retinal arteries and arterioles have tight junctions that form t CHAPTER 1: Neuro-OphthalmicAnatomy • 15 • 2 Internal carotid artery and external carotid artery collateral anatomy. Key: 1, internal carotid; 2, external carotid; 3, facial; 4, maxillary; 5, superficial temporal; 6, transverse facial; 7, middle meningeal; 8, frontal branch of superficial temporal; 9, ophthalmic; 10, lacrimal; 11, recurrent meningeal; 12, supraorbital; 13, supratrochlear; 14, angular; 15, palpebral; 16, zygomaticotemporal; 17, zygomaticofacial; 18, deep temporal; 19, infraorbital; 20, muscular.

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