Case 43-1993: A 71-Year-Old Woman with Confusion, Hemianopia, and an Occipital Mass

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. Mcneely, Betty U. Mcneely, John W. Henson, Mary Jane Ferraro

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 71-year-old right-handed woman was admitted to the hospital because of a question of a brain tumor. The patient had been in stable health until four months earlier, when she became aware of difficulty in concentrating. Three weeks before entry she began to have midline frontal headaches accompanied by a sensation of local “pressure.” Soon thereafter she observed intermittent diplopia during which objects appeared to be skewed. About one week later she had difficulty in reading and writing a letter and affixed a stamp to the upper left corner of the envelope and was then unable to…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1335-1341
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume329
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 28 1993
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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