2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
Chapter 5: The Patient With Transient Visual Loss
Binocular Transient Visual Loss
Occipital Mass Lesions
In a patient with episodic headaches and binocular TVL, if the attacks always occur on the same side, a structural lesion—usually an occipital arteriovenous malformation or tumor—must be ruled out. Such patients require contrast-enhanced brain MRI and/or MRA.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 5 - Neuro-Ophthalmology. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.