This work may not be copied, distributed, displayed, published, reproduced, transmitted, modified, posted, sold, licensed, or used for commercial purposes. By downloading this file, you are agreeing to the publisher’s Terms & Conditions.

Letters to the Editor

Occurrence of Reversible Bilateral Scotoma 1 Hour After Single-Pulse Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: A Case Report

Article Abstract

Because this piece does not have an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.

Sir: Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive method for stimulating predefined areas of the cortex. It not only is used as a neurologic technique to measure connectivity and excitability of the cortex by magnetic stimulation, but also has clear effects if added to the standard treatment of psychiatricdiseases.1,2 The activation of neural tissue by TMS is not limited to the stimulated cortical area but can also spread to connected intralateral and contralateral structures.3‘ ‹


Some JCP and PCC articles are available in PDF format only. Please click the PDF link at the top of this page to access the full text.

Volume: 68

Quick Links: Psychiatry