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Bilateral optic canal meningiomas: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  683499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the case presented, bilateral optic canal meningiomas produced binocular visual loss. Correct diagnosis was delayed because of inadequate and misinterpreted radiological studies. Careful radiological and surgical examination of the planum sphenoidale later suggested this as the source of both canalicular masses. The pertinent aspects of this case are reviewed in relation to information from similar cases reported previously. In the future, increased clinical suspicion and more accurate neuroradiological studies should improve the detection and afford earlier surgical treatment of meningiomas of the optic canal.
J D Trobe; J S Glaser; J D Post; L K Page
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:    1978 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Meningioma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Nerve Compression Syndromes / etiology*
Optic Nerve Diseases / etiology*
Orbital Neoplasms / diagnosis
Skull Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Sphenoid Bone*

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