Chapter

Compressive Optic Neuropathy

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0004

Series: What Do I Do Now

Compressive Optic Neuropathy

Show Summary Details

Preview

Optic nerve compression results in progressive, and often painless, monocular vision loss. In this chapter, we review the clinical signs and common causes of compressive optic neuropathy. We discuss in more detail the imaging characteristics and management of optic nerve sheath meningioma.

Chapter.  949 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.