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An anopsia or anopia is a defect in the visual field. If the defect is only partial, then the portion of the field with the defect can be used to isolate the underlying cause.

Anopsia
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Scheme showing central connections of the optic nerves and optic tracts. (Lesions at different locations relate to different types of anopsias.)
Classification and external resources
Specialty ophthalmology
ICD-10 H53.4
ICD-9-CM 368.4

Types of partial anopsia:

The term anopsia comes from the Ancient Greek ἀν- (an-), "un-" and ὄψις (opsis) "sight".

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