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Volume 2016, Article ID 8213076, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8213076
Research Article

The Disruption of Geniculocalcarine Tract in Occipital Neoplasm: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study

1Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510060, China
2Department of Radiology, Lu Shan Sanatorium, Nanjing Military Region, Jiujiang, Jiangxi 332000, China
3Department of Radiology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, China

Received 25 March 2016; Accepted 18 May 2016

Academic Editor: Andreas H. Mahnken

Copyright © 2016 Yan Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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