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Macular function in tilted disc syndrome

Feigl, Beatrix & Zele, Andrew J. (2010) Macular function in tilted disc syndrome. Documenta Ophthalmologica, 120(2), pp. 201-203.

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    Tilted disc syndrome can cause visual field defects due to an optic disc anomaly. Recent electrophysiological findings demonstrate reduced central outer retinal function with ophthalmoscopically normal maculae. We measured macular sensitivity with the microperimeter and performed psychophysical assessment of mesopic rod and cone luminance temporal sensitivity (critical fusion frequency)in a 52-year-old male patient with tilted disc syndrome and ophthalmoscopically normal maculae. We found a marked reduction of sensitivity in the central 20 degrees and reduced rod- and cone-mediated mesopic visual function. Our findings extend previous electrophysiological data that suggest an outer retinal involvement of cone pathways and present a case with rod and cone impairment mediated via the magnocellular pathway in uncomplicated tilted disc syndrome.

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    ID Code: 37669
    Item Type: Journal Article
    Funders: ARC
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    Keywords: Retinal function, Tilted disc syndrome, Microperimetry, MP1
    DOI: 10.1007/s10633-010-9215-4
    ISSN: 1573-2622 (online) 0012-4486 (print)
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NEUROSCIENCES (110900)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)
    Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
    Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
    Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Springer-Verlag
    Deposited On: 04 Oct 2010 10:01
    Last Modified: 29 Nov 2014 15:17

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