Schwannoma (Kennerdell Case 7, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case07_s.ppt
Title Schwannoma (Kennerdell Case 7, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Neurilemmoma; Schwanoma; Exophthalmos; Proptosis; Optic nerve; Microsurgery
Presenting Symptom 3 mm right proptosis and severe central loss of vision.
History A 48 year old man presented with a 3 mm right proptosis and severe central loss of vision. Visual acuity was 20/200 with absent color vision in the right eye and afferent pupillary defect. Previous lateral orbitotomy and attempt to remove the tumor was unsuccessful.
Clinical Visual fields showing a dense central scotoma of the right eye caused by the tumor.
Neuroimaging Right optic disc edema secondary to compression of the optic nerve by the tumor. A large retrobulbar tumor on the right compressing the optic nerve. Coronal view of the tumor again with its relationship to the optic nerve pressing it medially.
Anatomy Optic nerve
Pathology Visual fields showing a dense central scotoma of the right eye caused by the tumor.
Disease/Diagnosis Neurilemmoma; Schwannoma
Treatment Surgical removal of the tumor. Post-operatively, the patient recovered vision to the level of 20/40 and has no recurrence of the lesion.
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: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
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 http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s66d5vq5
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-12-03
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180122
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66d5vq5
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