Cortical blindness following a near-drowning incident

Ellen H. Koo, Jerrold L. Boxerman, Marjorie A. Murphy

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Victims of near-drowning incidents often suffer neurologic injury with long-term sequelae secondary to hypoxic-ischemic injury. We describe a case of profound visual loss due to bilateral occipital lobe infarcts in a 23-year-old male victim of a near-drowning incident.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-349
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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