1. Rapid homonymous hemi-macular atrophy of the optical coherence tomography ganglion cell complex after stroke

    Rapid homonymous hemi-macular atrophy of the optical coherence tomography ganglion cell complex after stroke

    A 44-year-old man developed sudden-onset right-sided weakness, aphasia and blurred vision after a cardiac valvuloplasty. Initial CT and CT angiography of the head showed early ischaemic changes involving the left medial temporal lobe, occipital lobe and thalamus with a left P2 occlusion. He was not a candidate for hyperacute therapy given his recent surgery and was already on dual antiplatelet therapy. He had improvement in his weakness and aphasia and was seen in ophthalmology consultation 1 month after the onset of stroke. He was found to have a visual acuity of 20/20 in both eyes, a complete right homonymous ...

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