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A 59 year old woman with acute visual field loss
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2004
Volume 10, Number 9
September 15, 2004
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Seema Arora
Martyn P Carey | University of Birmingham
George A Shin-Shin | Wolverhampton Eye Infirmary
A 59 year old woman presented with a six days history of acute awareness of decreased vision in the left eye and not being able to see the right half of peoples faces.

Ocular history:
- Nil

Medical history:
- Migraine for 15 years, always on left side.
- Hysterectomy six years ago
- Idiopathic pleural effusion eight months ago.
- 4 kg of weight gain for several months

- Hormone replacement therapy patches
- Sumatriptan 50mgm tablets for migraine.

Family history:
- Father died of ischaemic heart disease 11years ago


- Ex-smoker