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Optic Nerve or Nerve Sheath Lesion
Bernadette L. Koch, MD
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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

    • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

      • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

        • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

          • Alternative Differential Approaches

            Selected References

            1. Adesina OO et al: Diffusion-weighted imaging and post-contrast enhancement in differentiating optic neuritis and non-arteritic anterior optic neuropathy. Neuroophthalmology. 42(2):90-8, 2018
            2. Remond P et al: The central bright spot sign: a potential new MR imaging sign for the early diagnosis of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy due to giant cell arteritis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 38(7):1411-5, 2017
            3. Mbekeani JN et al: Signet ring cell adenocarcinoma and bilateral leptomeningeal involvement of optic nerve sheaths. J Neuroophthalmol. 35(2):162-4, 2015
            4. Vachha BA et al: Imaging of pediatric orbital diseases. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 25(3):477-501, 2015
            5. Haradome K et al: Orbital lymphoproliferative disorders (OLPDs): value of MR imaging for differentiating orbital lymphoma from benign OPLDs. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 35(10):1976-82, 2014
            6. Fujita A et al: IgG4-related disease of the head and neck: CT and MR imaging manifestations. Radiographics. 32(7):1945-58, 2012
            7. Becker M et al: Imaging of the optic nerve. Eur J Radiol. 74(2):299-313, 2010
            8. Al-Shafai LS et al: Diffusion MR imaging in a case of acute ischemic optic neuropathy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 27(2):255-7, 2006
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            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

              • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

                • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

                  • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

                    • Alternative Differential Approaches

                      Selected References

                      1. Adesina OO et al: Diffusion-weighted imaging and post-contrast enhancement in differentiating optic neuritis and non-arteritic anterior optic neuropathy. Neuroophthalmology. 42(2):90-8, 2018
                      2. Remond P et al: The central bright spot sign: a potential new MR imaging sign for the early diagnosis of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy due to giant cell arteritis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 38(7):1411-5, 2017
                      3. Mbekeani JN et al: Signet ring cell adenocarcinoma and bilateral leptomeningeal involvement of optic nerve sheaths. J Neuroophthalmol. 35(2):162-4, 2015
                      4. Vachha BA et al: Imaging of pediatric orbital diseases. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 25(3):477-501, 2015
                      5. Haradome K et al: Orbital lymphoproliferative disorders (OLPDs): value of MR imaging for differentiating orbital lymphoma from benign OPLDs. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 35(10):1976-82, 2014
                      6. Fujita A et al: IgG4-related disease of the head and neck: CT and MR imaging manifestations. Radiographics. 32(7):1945-58, 2012
                      7. Becker M et al: Imaging of the optic nerve. Eur J Radiol. 74(2):299-313, 2010
                      8. Al-Shafai LS et al: Diffusion MR imaging in a case of acute ischemic optic neuropathy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 27(2):255-7, 2006