Volume 2010, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Evaluation of the visual fields is an integral part of diagnosing and following-up any patient with suspected glaucoma. If any progressive loss in the visual field is noted the treatment plan may need alteration to suit the clinical circumstances but if the follow-up visual field changes are atypical then other ocular or systemic pathologies need to be excluded before changing the glaucoma management plan. We present an unusual case of brain metastasis from a lung carcinoma that masqueraded as progressive glaucoma in a patient previously diagnosed as primary open angle glaucoma.


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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): brain metastasisglaucoma and visual field
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