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Diagnostic tests in neuro-ophthalmology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8676844     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews the diagnostic testing used in the evaluation of several common neuro-ophthalmologic entities including optic nerve disease, pseudotumor cerebri, anisocoria, ptosis, and ocular motor palsies. Emphasis is placed on these bedside tests that help to establish the diagnosis of these common clinical problems. The utility of the cocaine and Tensilon (edrophonium chloride) tests as well as the role of neuroimaging in these conditions are reviewed.
Authors:
S L Galetta; G T Liu; N J Volpe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0733-8619     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-09     Completed Date:  1996-08-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Diseases / complications,  diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging*
Humans
Neurologic Examination*
Ocular Motility Disorders / diagnosis*,  etiology
Optic Nerve Diseases / diagnosis*,  etiology
Patient Care Team*
Vision Tests

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