Traumatic optic neuropathy—Clinical features and management issues

@inproceedings{YuWaiMan2015TraumaticON,
  title={Traumatic optic neuropathy—Clinical features and management issues},
  author={Patrick Yu-Wai-Man},
  booktitle={Taiwan journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015}
}
Traumatic optic neuropathy (TON) is an uncommon cause of visual loss following blunt or penetrating head trauma, but the consequences can be devastating, especially in cases with bilateral optic nerve involvement. Although the majority of patients are young adult males, about 20% of cases occur during childhood. A diagnosis of TON is usually straightforward based on the clinical history and examination findings indicative of an optic neuropathy. However, the assessment can be difficult when the… CONTINUE READING
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