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Cavernous malformation (cm) of the optic nerve is a rare condition It is clinically presented by the so-called chiasmal apoplexy. Microsurgical removal of cavernous malformation is the method of choice.
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Name: Zhurnal voprosy neirokhirurgii imeni N. N. Burdenko
Brainstem cavernous malformations (CMs) represent dangerous clinical entities associated with high rates of rebleeding and morbidity compared to those in other locations. Particularly rare are those l...
Optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH), one of the most common causes of pediatric blindness in developed countries, has been difficult to directly quantify. We sought to measure optic nerve size in Alaskan ped...
With the development of prostate surgery and increasing number of patients with pelvic fracture urethral injury, ED caused by cavernous nerve injury (CNI) has attracted more and more medical attention...
To report a Rathke's cleft cyst (RCC) presenting as unilateral incomplete cavernous sinus syndrome and disc edema METHOD: Case report with literature review RESULTS: We present an 18-year-old girl who...
Although there are numerous reports of heterozygous 15q13.3 microdeletion, homozygous 15q13.3 microdeletion is rare. We report a new patient with homozygous microdeletion of 15q13.2q13.3 and review th...
The study aims to demonstrate that extended course atorvastatin therapy reduces lesional iron deposition without increasing the risk of rebleeding (acute hemorrhage) in patients with cereb...
The aim of this prospective study is to reveal the natural history of symptomatic hemorrhage in adult patients with cerebral cavernous malformation with the goal of informing the treatment...
Cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM)-related epilepsy (CRE) impairs the quality of life in patients with CCM. Patients could not always achieve seizure freedom after surgical resection of...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of propranolol as an alternative treatment for cavernous malformation in patients that may not be ideal candidates for surgery.
Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM) is a cerebrovascular disease which can be either congenital in origin or sporadic and is characterized by the presence of isolated or multiple CCM les...
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Conditions which produce injury or dysfunction of the second cranial or optic nerve, which is generally considered a component of the central nervous system. Damage to optic nerve fibers may occur at or near their origin in the retina, at the optic disk, or in the nerve, optic chiasm, optic tract, or lateral geniculate nuclei. Clinical manifestations may include decreased visual acuity and contrast sensitivity, impaired color vision, and an afferent pupillary defect.
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Atrophy of the optic disk which may be congenital or acquired. This condition indicates a deficiency in the number of nerve fibers which arise in the RETINA and converge to form the OPTIC DISK; OPTIC NERVE; OPTIC CHIASM; and optic tracts. GLAUCOMA; ISCHEMIA; inflammation, a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure, toxins, optic nerve compression, and inherited conditions (see OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY) are relatively common causes of this condition.
Injuries to the optic nerve induced by a trauma to the face or head. These may occur with closed or penetrating injuries. Relatively minor compression of the superior aspect of orbit may also result in trauma to the optic nerve. Clinical manifestations may include visual loss, PAPILLEDEMA, and an afferent pupillary defect.