Traumatic Optic Neuropathy: A Potentially Unrecognized Diagnosis after Sports-Related Concussion.

@article{Ellis2016TraumaticON,
  title={Traumatic Optic Neuropathy: A Potentially Unrecognized Diagnosis after Sports-Related Concussion.},
  author={Michael J. Ellis and Lesley J. Ritchie and Dean M. Cordingley and Marco Essig and B. Mansouri},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={27-32}
}
Traumatic optic neuropathy is a rare cause of visual disturbance after head injury that can be difficult to distinguish from coexisting vestibulo-ocular dysfunction because of the overlap in presenting symptoms in patients with these conditions. We present a case report of a 13-year-old girl who sustained a head injury during a ringette game leading to blurred vision and diplopia persisting 5 months after injury. Clinical history and physical examination findings were consistent with a… CONTINUE READING
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