optic radiation

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Related to Optic radiations: Striate cortex, Primary visual cortex
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a nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex

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The optic radiations pass through the parietal lobe before passing through the temporal lobe and then reaching the visual cortex (Figure 3).
CVI is defined as impaired vision that is due to bilateral dysfunction of the optic radiations or visual cortex or both.
Second, the child must have some brain injury, a suspected brain injury, or a malformation that causes dysfunction of the optic radiations or visual cortex or both.
It is most likely to be due to a lesion affecting the optic radiations
Upon leaving the LGN, the upper fibres of the optic radiations take a relatively direct course backwards, spreading in a broad fan through tile parietal lobe to terminate in the occipital visual cortex.