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
Description Discussion of various forms of mitrochondrial optic neuropathies and how to distinguish from toxic optic neuropathies, with examples from Cuba and Brazil; includes images of optic disc showing LHON. Presenting Symptom: Blindness; Scotoma; Telangiectasis; Apoptosis; Dyschromatopsia. 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
References Huang et al, Science (1991) 254: 1178-1181
Contributor Metadata cataloger: Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
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
ARK ark:/87278/s6sr1x0s
Setname ehsl_novel_aas
Date Created 2008-04-15
Date Modified 2021-08-11
ID 177103
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sr1x0s
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