Meningioma and blindness (Kennerdell Case 30, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case30mab.ppt
Title Meningioma and blindness (Kennerdell Case 30, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Blindness; Optic nerve; Meningioma; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Microsurgery; Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma
Presenting Symptom Left proptosis and blindness in the left eye
History A 70-year-old man presenting with left proptosis and blindness in the left eye for over two years.
Neuroimaging Ultrasonogram of the left orbit with the beam coming from left to right, first seen is the posterior wall of the globe. Axial CT scan of the tumor in the retrobulbar left orbit pushing the eye forward and laterally. Coronal view of the tumor behind the left globe. It is solid and round in appearance and includes the optic nerve. The post-operative appearance of the left orbit with the absence of the optic nerve, but a slight remnant of the posterior optic nerve which is not involved with the tumor. Coronal view of the orbit showing absence of the optic nerve in the left orbit.
Anatomy Optic nerve
Pathology The optic nerve centrally surrounded by the meningiomatous tumor with typical benign meningoepithelial cells.
Disease/Diagnosis Meningioma
Treatment removal of tumor
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s63n2535
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-11-27
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180115
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