[Vascular anomalies and complications of optic nerve drusen].

  title={[Vascular anomalies and complications of optic nerve drusen].},
  author={F X Borruat and Michael D. Sanders},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  volume={208 5},
BACKGROUND Drusen of the optic disc are associated with slowly progressive optic neuropathy, characterized by accumulation of acellular laminated concretions in the prelaminar portion of the optic nerve. Papillary hemorrhages and vascular shunts have been reported with disc drusen but their frequency and clinical significance is not well known. METHODS Retrospective study of fundus photographs of 116 patients with disc drusen referred to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery… CONTINUE READING