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Related to Bitemporal hemianopia: binasal hemianopia, Homonymous hemianopia
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Synonyms for hemianopia

blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes

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A bitemporal hemianopia which respects the vertical meridian that is predominantly superior strongly suggest compression from beneath, for example a pituitary adenoma whilst one biased infeiiii suggests a craniopharyngioma, exerting force from above.
A suspected bitemporal hemianopia needs urgent same day referral as the sooner the cause is identified the greater the chance of any visual recovery.
d) In a child, an inferior bitemporal hemianopia suggests craniopharyngioma.
a) Bitemporal hemianopias always involve the peripheral visual fields.
Severe cranial trauma can "split" the optic chiasm and produce a bitemporal hemianopia.