Scotoma

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Scotoma

Synonym(s) - Scotoma, Arcuate - Scotoma, Bjerrum - Scotoma, Central - Scotoma, Altitudinal - Scotoma, Paracecal

Definition: A localized defect in the visual field bordered by an area of normal vision. This occurs with a variety of EYE DISEASES (e.g., RETINAL DISEASES and GLAUCOMA); OPTIC NERVE DISEASES, and other conditions.

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