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1,084 Possible Causes for Cortical Blindness

  • Meningitis

    Sarcoidosis of the tentorium with cortical blindness . J Clin Neuro ophthalmol 1985 ; 5 : 112 – 115 . 55. Belec , L , Cohen , L , Dormont , D , et al.[cambridge.org]

  • Japanese Encephalitis

    Eclampsia is clinically characterised by encephalopathy, seizures, headache and cortical blindness and occurs in the setting of pre-eclampsia that comprises hypertension,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

    A majority of these presentations occur from damage to cerebral visual pathways resulting in visual field defects, cortical blindness, and other disorders of visual association[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination Focal neurologic signs [Mostly related to occipital lobes] Aphasia Hemiparesis Ataxia Cortical blindness Limb apraxia Brainstem symptoms Head tremor.[medcaretips.com] blindness, limb apraxia, brainstem symptoms and, less frequently, head tremor.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    An 11-year-old boy presented with seizure and cortical blindness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] blindness, deafness and dementia.[e-arm.org] A patient with mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) who had cortical blindness and profound sensorineural hearing loss was evaluated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Canavan Disease

    The Y288 C variant was previously described in a child with macrocephaly, mild developmental delay, increased signal intensity in the basal ganglia, partial cortical blindness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Encephalopathy

    We report a case of cortical blindness secondary to posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome, which was successfully treated by blood pressure management.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient subsequently developed confusion and cortical blindness, and a seizure occurred 1 hour after the procedure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    At admission, the patient was disorientated and presented with seizures and cortical blindness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Its common association with edema in the posterior areas of the brain (as seen above) often results in cortical blindness.[casemed.case.edu] Patients can present with hemiplegia, transient cortical blindness or hemiparesis. [1] Symptoms of ischemic heart disease Ischemic heart disease is an end organ complication[explainmedicine.com]

  • Diffuse Cerebral Sclerosis of Schilder

    The clinical course tends to be progressive and includes dementia, cortical blindness, cortical deafness, spastic hemiplegia, and pseudobulbar palsy.[rareomics.healx.io] Signs and symptoms include dementia, cortical deafness and blindness, pseudobulbar palsy, and hemiplegia Applies To Balo's concentric sclerosis Encephalitis periaxialis: concentrica[icd9data.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    AIP patients may have central nervous system signs consisting of seizures, mental status changes, cortical blindness, and coma.[medical-institution.com] The central nervous system sings of AIP may include seizures, delirium, cortical blindness, irritability, emotionality, anxiety and coma.[symptoma.com]

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

    Other reported ocular findings in the disease are cortical blindness, hemianopsia, nystagmus, extraocular muscle paresis and optic atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cortical blindness in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis can be an early indicator for fulminant course.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] EEG Myoclonic jerks Cortical blindness Brain inflammation Behavioral changes Very tense muscles Progressive dementia Involuntary movements Intellectual deterioration Homeostasis[disabled-world.com]

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