Acute Monosymptomatic Optic Neuritis: Potential Clues to Early Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis

  • D. I. Kaufman
Part of the Topics in Neuroscience book series (TOPNEURO)


The optic nerve is a 50 mm by 4.5 mm white matter tract of the central nervous system (CNS). Its physiology and response to therapy can be precisely quantified by a number of common, easily available, neuro-ophthalmological techniques. Detection of an early, subtle, optic neuropathy is relatively easy compared with many of the difficult-to-document sensory or even motor complaints in early multiple sclerosis (MS).


Multiple Sclerosis Optic Neuritis Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Optic Neuropathy Cerebral Spinal Fluid 
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