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

Department of Ophthalmology, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Survey of Ophthalmology (Impact Factor: 2.86). 01/2003; 48(6):647-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2003.08.008
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ABSTRACT 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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