Diffuse atrophy

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Identifier IIA1_01
Title Diffuse atrophy
Subject Optic Disc Atrophy from Retrobulbar Causes (Retrograde optic nerve degeneration); Severe Atrophy; Pituitary Adenoma
Description Primary or retrograde optic atrophy. It occurs from any injury to an optic nerve in the orbit or within the skull. Diffuse optic atrophy and blindness from nerve compression by pituitary tumor. Black woman. 1974. Note that retrograde optic atrophy can be associated with narrowed retinal arterioles in late stages.
Anatomy Optic Disc
Pathology Retrograde optic atrophy
Disease/Diagnosis Optic atrophy secondary to pituitary tumor.
Clinical Blindness
Imaging N/A
Creator William F. Hoyt PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco
Contributor Primary William F. Hoyt M.D. Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery University of California, San Francisco, Department of Ophthalmology
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide; 8a-b
Relation is Part of group IIA1
Rights Management Copyright 2002. 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
ARK ark:/87278/s6dn72jf
Setname ehsl_novel_wfh
Date Created 2004-01-14
Date Modified 2012-10-12
ID 189684
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dn72jf