July 1988
Volume 29, Issue 7
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Normal visual pathway routing in dissociated vertical deviation.
Author Affiliations
  • C Boylan
    Department of Vision Sciences, University of Aston, Birmingham, England.
  • R A Clement
    Department of Vision Sciences, University of Aston, Birmingham, England.
  • A Howrie
    Department of Vision Sciences, University of Aston, Birmingham, England.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 1988, Vol.29, 1165-1167. doi:
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      C Boylan, R A Clement, A Howrie; Normal visual pathway routing in dissociated vertical deviation.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1988;29(7):1165-1167.

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Abstract

Flash visually evoked cortical potentials have been recorded in three groups of age- and sex-matched subjects; one comprised of subjects with dissociated vertical deviation, one comprised of subjects with oculocutaneous albinism and one group of controls. The latency of the major positive (P2) component did not show statistically significant contralateral lateralization on monocular stimulation in either the dissociated vertical deviation group or the control group. Contralateral lateralization was found in the albino group at a statistically significant level (P less than 0.01). It is concluded that subjects with dissociated vertical deviation do not possess the typical albino optic pathway misrouting that has been reported.

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