Papillomacular bundle

  • Bundle of nerve fibers (retinal ganglion cells) which carry visual impulses from the macula to the optic nerve
  • The word ‘papilla’ here stands for the blind spot – the origin of the optic nerve

Clinical importance:

  • Damage to the papillomacular bundle results in impaired central vision (centrocaecal scotoma)

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