• lesions
  • For instance, patients with bilateral occipital lesions have a much lower chance of recovering vision than patients who suffered a transient ischemic attack or women who experienced complications associated with eclampsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • lesions have also been documented in the occipital bone and the petrous temporal bone. (freethesaurus.com)
  • posterior
  • Acquired cortical blindness is most often caused by loss of blood flow to the occipital cortex from either unilateral or bilateral posterior cerebral artery blockage ( ischemic stroke ) and by cardiac surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common cause of cortical blindness is ischemia ( oxygen deprivation ) to the occipital lobes caused by blockage to one or both of the posterior cerebral arteries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fetal MRI scans diagnosed four specific posterior fossa abnormalities including a Dandy-Walker malformation, a Joubert syndrome and related disorder, an occipital encephalocoele, and an occipital bone lesion. (freethesaurus.com)