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Monocular Visual Field Defects Caused by Sellar Mass

  • Li Tang
  • Xuyang Liu
  • Ning Fan
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Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)

Abstract

Due to the particularity of the lesions and the individual differences of anatomical structures, tumors in the sellar region or anterior cranial fossa sometimes can also cause visual field defect such as monocular hemianopsia and total blindness, which are easily misdiagnosed or overlooked.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li Tang
    • 1
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ning Fan
    • 3
  1. 1.West China Hospital, Sichuan UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina
  3. 3.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina

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