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Here is a quick mnemonic “BLOOD to remember about Stroke Effects On Eye

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, MBBS, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT, MCAT & NCLEX exams

Stroke Effects On Eye : How To Remember Easily ?

  • B – “Blood supply interruption from the posterior cerebral artery causes stroke.”
  • L – “Lobar hemorrhage, tumor, abscess, and arteriovenous malformation are common causes of hemianopic cortical visual loss.”
  • O – “Occipital lobe stroke is often due to thrombotic occlusion of the vertebrobasilar system.”
  • O – “Only finding on examination is a homonymous visual field defect that stops abruptly at the vertical meridian.
  • D – “Dissection, embolus, or thrombotic occlusion can lead to occipital lobe stroke.”

Mnemonic : BLOOD

Dr. Arin Nandi

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