The optic pathway in neurosarcoidosis.

  title={The optic pathway in neurosarcoidosis.},
  author={Henry Urich},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • Henry Urich
  • Published 1976 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
A case is reported of a patient, age 40 yr, with progressive hypothalamic and visual failure. Autopsy revealed widespread multisystemic sarcoidosis with involvement of the central nervous system. The intracranial portion of the optic pathway was diffusely infiltrated by sarcoid granulomas. Comparison of this case with previously reported autopsy and biopsy findings leads to the following conclusions: 1) The intraocular, intraorbital, and intracranial parts of the optic nerves may be involved… CONTINUE READING

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