Implacable Optic Neuritis (Pathology)

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Identifier walsh_2000_s5_c4_lamina
Title Implacable Optic Neuritis (Pathology)
Creator Jensen, Robert W.
Subject Optic Neuropathy; Ischemic; Pupil Disorders; Polyarteritis Nodosa; Papilledema
Presenting Symptom Transient visual obscuration followed by complete obscuration of vision OD; Intermittent eye and head pain
History A 37-year old female with transient visual obscurations OD
Clinical VA: LPO OD
Neuroimaging CT; MRA; MRI
Pathology Inflammatory infiltrates; Vasculitis; Erytheromatous skin nodules
Disease/Diagnosis Polyarteritis nodosa
Treatment Corticosteroids; Antirheumatic agents
References 1. Long SM, Dolin P; Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as acute blindness; Ann Emerg Med; 24(3); 523-525, 1994. 2. Matsui, M; (Ophthalmological aspects of systemic vasculitis); Nippon Rinsho - Japanese J. Clin. Med.; 52(8); 158-163, 1994. 3. Denis, G. Fantin, J. Grandon, M. Couturier P. (Bilateral acute ischemic optic neuropathy in periarteritis nodosa); Bull des Soc. D'Ophtalmologie de France; 84 (8-9); 909-911, 1984. 4. Hutchinson, CH; Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as posterior ischaemic optic neuropathy; J. Roy. Soc. Med.; 77(12); 1043-6, 1984. 5. Saraux H, Laroche L, Foels A, Martin-Gousset D; (Posterior acute ischemic optic neuropathy); J. Francais d'Ophtalmologie; 5(3); 167-171, 1982. 6. Saraux H, Le Hoang P, Laroche L; (Anterior and posterior ischemic optic neuropathy related to polyarteritis nodosa; J.Francais d'ophtalmologie; 5(1); 55-61, 1982. 7. Newman NM, Hoyt WF, Spencer WH; Macula sparing monocular blackouts. Clinical and pathologic investigations of intermittent choroidal vascular insufficiency in a case of periarteritis nodosa; Arch. Ophthalmology; 91(5); 367-370, 1974. 8. Kimbrell OC Jr,Wheliss JA; Polyarteritis nodosa complicated by bilateral optic neuropathy; JAMA; 201(1); 139-140; 1967.
Relation is Part of Case 4, Session V, Walsh Session, NANOS 2000; walsh_2000_s5_c4
Contributor Primary Jensen, Robert W.
Contributor Secondary Trobe, Jonathan D.; Abrams, Gerald
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Source 26th Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Frank B. Walsh Session CD-ROM
Rights Management Copyright 2008. 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
Language eng
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Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2006-10-24
Date Modified 2013-01-10
ID 177759
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