Optic Neuritis

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Optic Neuritis

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Optic neuritis is the most frequent cause of optic neuropathy in young adults and is often encountered in clinical practice. In this chapter, we summarize the cardinal signs of optic neuropathy, and discuss the diagnostic evaluation and management of idiopathic optic neuritis.

Chapter.  1394 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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