Definition of Paracentral scotoma
1. Noun. A scotoma that is adjacent to the fixation point.
Medical Definition of Paracentral scotoma
1. A scotoma adjacent to the fixation point. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Paracentral scotoma
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1. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1915)
"... and I assured myself that she had no central or paracentral scotoma. Three years ago she came in saying that the day before and the day before that, ..."
2. Annals of Ophthalmology (1917)
"Under radiotherapy the paracentral scotoma disappeared and the fields ... The presence of a paracentral scotoma should always direct attention to the ..."
3. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1915)
""Oppenheim, however, states that he 'once observed a patient with migraine who developed an optic neuritis with paracentral scotoma, and although the casual ..."
4. Manual of the diseases of the eye by Charles Henry May (1914)
"A paracentral scotoma is situated near the point of fixation and a ring or annular scotoma encircles this point. Peripheral scotomata cause little ..."
5. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1913)
"... paracentral scotoma. If the cause of these optic nerve complications is not recognized and speedily removed, either by suitable intranasal drainage, ..."
6. Diagnosis from Ocular Symptoms by Matthias Lanckton Foster (1917)
"Scintillating Scotoma When a patient describes the appearance of a positive central or paracentral scotoma in each eye, in the form of either a dark spot or ..."