volume 51, issue 2, P241-249 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1973.tb03801.x
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LARS FRISEN, WILLIAM F. HOYT, BJORN M. TENGROTH

Abstract: Four middle-aged women presented with unilateral long-standing blindness. All four had a poorly demarcated and atrophic optic disc, and prominent optociliary veins. All had meningioma of the cranio-orbital junction. It is postulated that the optociliary veins, in this setting, indicate indolent tumor growing in the distal perioptic meninges. K e y words: optociliary veinscirculation of the eyeoptic nerveoptic atrophyperioptic meningioma.A triad of optociliary veins, optic atrophy and long-standing blindness w…

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