Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging and the evaluation of cortical blindness in preeclampsia

University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, United States
Survey of Ophthalmology (Impact Factor: 3.85). 11/2003; 48(6):647-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2003.08.008
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Cortical blindness is an uncommon, but dramatic, complication of preeclampsia. We present a case in which diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging played a critical role in determining the etiology of the cortical blindness and its subsequent management.

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