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November 1975

Arachnoid Cysts Involving a Portion of the Intraorbital Optic Nerve

Author Affiliations

From the Eye Pathology Laboratory, Wilmer Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1975;93(11):1117-1121. doi:10.1001/archopht.1975.01010020835001

• Two patients were seen. One had chronic monocular choked disc, visual loss, and optociliary veins; the other had optic atrophy and a left-sided frontotemporal porencephalic cyst. Both patients were found on pathologic examination to have arachnoid cysts involving a localized segment of the intraorbital optic nerve.

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