Traumatic optic neuropathy in children: a prospective study.

  title={Traumatic optic neuropathy in children: a prospective study.},
  author={Ashok Mahapatra and Dev Ashish Tandon},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  volume={19 1},
Fifty children with indirect optic nerve injury were prospectively studied over an 8-year period. They constituted 20% of all patients with optic nerve injury managed on a slightly different protocol. Half of these children were injured due to fall from a height, followed by road traffic accidents in 40% of the cases. Forty-three children had unilateral and 7 children had bilateral visual impairment. Five children had definite history of delayed-onset visual involvement, which ranged from 12 to… CONTINUE READING