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A 58-year-old woman had progressive visual failure in her left eye over a two-year period. Radiological investigation, including tomography and computerized tomographic (CT) scanning, did not result in a diagnosis. When no useful vision remained, surgical exploration disclosed an optic sheath meningioma. Complete recovery followed removal of the tumor.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Arch Neurol

Publication Date

12/1980

Volume

37

Pages

781 - 783

Keywords

Cranial Nerve Neoplasms, Female, Humans, Meningioma, Middle Aged, Optic Nerve Diseases, Radiography, Vision Disorders