Toxic optic neuropathies: mitochondria and the RGC

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Identifier Sadun_68
Title Toxic optic neuropathies: mitochondria and the RGC
Subject Optic nerve; Optic disc; Retinal ganglion cells; Reactive oxygen species; Blindness; Scotoma; Telangiectasis; Apoptosis; Dyschromatopsia; Optic Atrophy, Autosomal Dominant; Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber; Toxic optic neuropathy; Alcoholic neuropathy; Brazil; Cuba; Linezolid; Ethambutol; Tomography, Optical coherence; Toxic
Creator Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USC
Presenting Symptom Blindness; Scotoma; Telangiectasis; Apoptosis; Dyschromatopsia
Description Discussion of various forms of mitrochondrial optic neuropathies and how to distinguish from toxic optic neuropathies, with examples from Cuba and Brazil.
Anatomy Optic nerve; Optic disc; Retinal ganglion cells; Reactive oxygen species
Pathology LHON and Ethambutol slides
Disease/Diagnosis Optic Atrophy, Autosomal Dominant; Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber; Toxic optic neuropathy; Alcoholic neuropathy
Imaging Optic disc showing LHON
References Huang et al, Science (1991) 254: 1178-1181
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text; Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Created in Microsoft PowerPoint
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Contributing Institution Doheny Eye Institute; University of Southern California. Dept. of Opthalmology; University of Southern California. Dept. of Neurological Surgery
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s6sr1x0s
Setname ehsl_novel_aas
Date Created 2008-04-15
Date Modified 2012-10-10
ID 177103
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sr1x0s
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