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An unusual junctional scotoma

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12504743&dopt=Abstract

Surv Ophthalmol 2002 Nov-Dec;47(6):594-7
Milea D, LeHoang P.
Service d'ophtalmologie, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salp etriere, Paris, France

A 28-year-old woman presented with painful unilateral left visual loss, impaired color vision, left afferent pupillary defect, and normal ocular fundus.

Although optic neuritis was first suspected, visual fields disclosed a junctional scotoma related to chiasmal demyelination, due to a probable multiple sclerosis.