Optic nerve sheath meningiomas. Clinical manifestations.

@article{Sibony1984OpticNS,
  title={Optic nerve sheath meningiomas. Clinical manifestations.},
  author={Patrick A. Sibony and Hanna Krauss and John S. Kennerdell and Joseph Charles Maroon and Thomas L Slamovits},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1984},
  volume={91 11},
  pages={1313-26}
}
A retrospective clinical study of optic nerve sheath meningiomas based on 22 patients showed that symptoms most commonly develop in women between the ages of 35 and 60 years. The most common presenting symptoms were decreased vision and transient visual obscurations. In the earliest stages, many patients presented with normal to mildly impaired acuity (despite subjectively decreased vision), optic disc edema and enlargement of the blind spot. Optic disc edema was frequently associated with… CONTINUE READING
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