Sticky Situation

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Identifier walsh_2007_s4_c2
Title Sticky Situation
Creator Pasol, Joshua
Subject Neuroaspergillosis; Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic; Nerve Compression Syndromes; Papilledema; Pupil Disorders
Presenting Symptom Decreased vision OS
History A 25-year old female with a 9-month history of decreasing vision OS. Previous history significant for hypersensitivity to dust and pollen. Self-reported 12-year history of migraine headache.
Clinical VA: 20/20 OD, "E" at 5' OS read in eccentric position; Color plates: 11/15, 0/15 OS; RAPD OS
Neuroimaging MRI
Pathology Septated fungal hyphae and inflammatory cells with numerous eosinophils.
Disease/Diagnosis Optic neuropathy secondary to invasive sinus aspergilloma
Treatment Antifungal agents; Surgery
References 1. Sivak-Callcott JA, Livesley N, Nugent RA, Rasmussen SL, Saeed, J, Rootman, J. Localized invasive sino-orbital aspergillosis: characteristic features. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2004; 88: 681-687. 2. Levin LA, Avery R, Shore JW, Woog JJ, Baker AS. The spectrum of orbital aspergillosis: a clinicopathological review. Survey of Ophthalmology 1996; 41:142-154. 3. Dhiwakar M, Thakar A, Bahadur S. Invasive sino-orbital aspergillosis: surgical decisions and dilemmas. Journal of Laryngology & Otology (2003), 117: 280-285.
Relation is Part of Case 2, Session 4, Walsh Session, NANOS 2007
Contributor Primary Pasol, Joshua
Contributor Secondary Lam, Byron; Sternau, Linda; Omarzai, Yumma; Dubovy, Sander
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-02-11
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Source 39th Annual Frank Walsh Society Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
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 http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6qj7m30
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2009-06-03
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 178324
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qj7m30
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