Optic Nerve Glioma

TM is an 8-year-old boy who had undergone strabismus surgery for esotropia and was also treated with glasses and patching for amblyopia. He had responded over 6 months to treatment with improvement to the 20/30 level of vision in the amblyopic right eye. However, on the next 3-month appointment he had dropped the visual acuity in that eye to 20/40-2. His ophthalmologist felt this was unusual with his parents’ careful adherence to the glasses and patching regimen. A careful examination of the optic nerve was performed and early disc pallor was noted that had not been previously observed.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging Visual Acuity Optic Nerve Disease Process Underlying Disease 
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