Optic Nerve Disorders Diagnosis

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Sarcoid optic neuropathy. Sarcoidosis is a multisystem idiopathic granulomatous inflammatory disorder, commonly with pulmonary and dermatologic manifestations, that can also affect the eye, orbit, and intracranial visual system. Pathologically, affected tissues are infiltrated with noncaseating granulomas.In addition to optic disc edema, this patient with neurosarcoidosis also demonstrates peripapillary granulomas.


Source: Martin TJ, Corbett JJ. Practical Neuroophthalmology; 2013.

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