Etiology and clinical profile of childhood optic nerve atrophy at a tertiary eye care center in South India

@inproceedings{AlMendalawi2014EtiologyAC,
  title={Etiology and clinical profile of childhood optic nerve atrophy at a tertiary eye care center in South India},
  author={Mahmood Dhahir Al-Mendalawi},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Optic nerve atrophy is an important ophthalmological sign that may be associated with serious systemic conditions having a significant bearing on the overall morbidity of the child. Studies specific to etiology of childhood optic atrophy are scarce, this being the first such study from India to the best of our knowledge. AIM The aim was to analyze the clinical features and etiology of diagnosed cases of optic nerve atrophy in children <16 years of age. MATERIALS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING