Systemic Disorders With Optic Nerve and Retinal Findings

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Identifier 92_24
Title Systemic Disorders With Optic Nerve and Retinal Findings
Subject Paraneoplastic Disease; Optic Atrophy; Melanoma
Description This 46-year-old woman noted progressive bilateral visual loss over a 10-month period. She had a malignant melanoma removed from her right thigh 2 years ago and excisional biopsy of an inguinal node metastasis 8 months ago. She also complained of poor night vision and rare intermittent ""sparkles"" in her visual field. The serum titers were positive for antiretinal antibodies. The fundus photographs show temporal disc pallor and vascular attenuation (Images 92_23 and 92_24). The fields demonstrate large central scotoma in both eyes (extending centrocecally in the right eye) as well as some early loss in the upper and lower arcuate areas (Images 92_25 and 92_26). Pair with 92_23, 92_25, and 92_26.
Creator AAO/NANOS - American Academy of Ophthalmology / North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Relation is Part of Case 61
Rights Management Copyright 2002. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Contributor Primary Joel M. Weinstein, MD, Penn State
Source AAO/NANOS Clinical neuro-ophthalmology : image collection for ophthalmic practitioners. American Academy of Ophthalmology [electronic resource], [San Francisco, Calif.] : AAO, c1999.
ARK ark:/87278/s64x87cx
Setname ehsl_novel_aao_nanos
Date Created 2004-11-17
Date Modified 2015-08-18
ID 177012
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