The Wall-Eyed Potato Farmer

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Identifier walsh_2000_c30
Title The Wall-Eyed Potato Farmer
Subject Gliomatosis Cerebri; Intracranial Tumors; Bilateral Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia
Description Young man presenting with apparent episodic neurologic evants that initially was thought to be multiple sclerosis, but as time went on, he had progressive changes in his neurologic exam and in his imaging findings. Brain biopsy revealed Gliomatosis cerebri.
Creator Warner, Judith E. A.; Digre, Kathleen B.; Katz, Bradley J.
Anatomy Brain Stem; Pons; Midbrain
Pathology Diffuse infiltration of grey matter and white matter by glial cells. No endothelial proliferation or necrosis consistent with Gliomatosis cerebri.
Disease/Diagnosis Gliomatosis cerebri
Clinical 17 year old boy presented for evaluation of double vision. Examination showed bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia, and mild limitation of elevation. Patient had progression of his disease with new motor involvement of his 5th cranial nerves.
Imaging MR: Flare imaging abnormalities in the frontal temporal cortex which was progressive over time.
Contributor Primary Judith E.A. Warner, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine
Contributor Secondary Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine; Bradley J. Katz, MD. Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2000
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Relation is Part of Moran Eye Center Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection
Rights Management Copyright 2002. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s66t3jzz
Setname ehsl_novel_jmec
Date Created 2006-07-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180340
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