Compression of the intracranial optic nerve mimicking unilateral normal-pressure glaucoma.

  title={Compression of the intracranial optic nerve mimicking unilateral normal-pressure glaucoma.},
  author={J. W. Kalenak and Gregory S. Kosmorsky and Samuel J. Hassenbusch},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={230-5; discussion 236-7}
A 66-year-old man developed progressive visual field loss in the inferior arcuate region of the right eye with normal central visual acuity. Intraocular pressures were normal on all but one occasion. The right optic disk showed extensive glaucomalike cupping; the left optic disk was normal. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a tumor of the right medial sphenoid wing impinging upon the intracranial portion of the right optic nerve. It was resected via a frontotemporal craniotomy… CONTINUE READING


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