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Hemianopia: Introduction

Hemianopia: Where there is defective vision in half of the visual field of one or both eyes. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Hemianopia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hemianopia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hemianopia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Hemianopia

Home medical tests possibly related to Hemianopia:

Causes of Types of Hemianopia:

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Hemianopia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hemianopia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Hemianopia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hemianopia may include:

  • There is no treatment for hemianopia itself; the cause (e.g., tumor or hemorrhage) should be investigated and treated if possible
  • Visual fields losses can sometimes be alleviated with prism lenses
  • more treatments...»

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Hemianopia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hemianopia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hemianopia

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Hemianopia: Deaths

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Definitions of Hemianopia:

Blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Hemianopia

The list below shows some of the causes of Hemianopia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hemianopia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hemianopia. Of the 26 causes of Hemianopia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 23 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hemianopia:

The following list of conditions have 'Hemianopia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hemianopia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hemianopia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Hemianopia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hemianopia:

    Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hemianopia:

    Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Double vision (221 causes), Peripheral vision loss (72 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Visual field defect, Partial blindness, Binasal hemianopia, Bitemporal hemianopia, Stroke (192 causes), Brain injury

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