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Optochiasmal arachnoiditis induced by muslin wrapping of intracranial aneurysms. A report of two cases and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7811414     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Muslin wrapping of intracranial aneurysms has been used for many years, but muslin-induced optochiasmal arachnoiditis was first reported only in 1978, as a complication with catastrophic loss of vision. In this study of 54 cases wrapped with muslin over the last six years, two cases of optochiasmal arachnoiditis occurred. Three patients had early rebleeding among the 27 who had wrapping as the only treatment of the aneurysm.
S S Prabhu; A J Keogh; H C Parekh; S Perera
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0268-8697     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-09     Completed Date:  1995-02-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  471-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal Preston Hospital, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aneurysm, Ruptured / surgery
Arachnoiditis / etiology*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Cerebral Hemorrhage / surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Intracranial Aneurysm / surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Ophthalmic Artery / surgery
Optic Chiasm* / blood supply
Postoperative Complications / etiology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Visual Acuity / physiology
Visual Fields / physiology

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