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Optic nerve sheath meningocele

Authors Algarni M, Maralani PJ, Sundaram ANE

Received 26 February 2018

Accepted for publication 6 June 2018

Published 10 September 2018 Volume 2018:11 Pages 213—215

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S166655

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Peer reviewers approved by Dr Amy Norman

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Musleh Algarni,1,2 Pejman J Maralani,3 Arun NE Sundaram1

1Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2Department of Medicine, Al Thagher General Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 3Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Abstract: Optic nerve sheath meningocele, also called dural ectasia of the optic nerve, is a benign dilation of the optic nerve sheath. We report two interesting cases of primary optic nerve sheath meningocele. Etiology, clinical features, and management options are discussed.

Keywords: optic nerve sheath meningocele, dural ectasia of the optic nerve sheath, optic disc edema

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