Optic Nerve Tumor in a Child

Identifier 19840118_nanos_sciplatform1_02
Title Optic Nerve Tumor in a Child
Creator Stefanyszyn, Mary A
Subject Optic Nerve; tumor; Child; Papilledema
Description A seven year old boy was found to have papilledema and optic nerve thickening on CAT scan. The child had a previous history of repeated bouts of intermittent ptosis and periorbital edema which were attributed to sinusitis, and not thought to be related to the present episode of papilledema. Of note, during this episode and in the past, the child had a visual acuity of 20/25 bilaterally. The child was referred to a neuro-surgeon for evaluation and exploratory surgery was performed, at which time a thickened nerve consistent with a possible glioma was noted. The eye was enucleated and the thickened optic nerve resected.
Relation is Part of NANOS 1984: Platform Presentations (Session I)
Contributor Primary Wirtschafter, Jonathan D
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1984-01-18
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 1984 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association (NANOS), Copyright 1984. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit http://library.med.utah.edu/NOVEL/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, NANOS Annual Meeting, https://novel.utah.edu/collection/NAM/index/
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s65m9cf2
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2014-03-21
Date Modified 2014-03-21
ID 183650
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=183650
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