• lesions
  • lesions have also been documented in the occipital bone and the petrous temporal bone. (freethesaurus.com)
  • 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)
  • posterior
  • 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)
  • 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)