DIFFERENTIATION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA IN NEW ONSET RECURRENT RETROBULBAR OPTIC NEURITITIS

Title DIFFERENTIATION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA IN NEW ONSET RECURRENT RETROBULBAR OPTIC NEURITITIS
Author, Co-Author Craig Volpe
Topic Residents Day
Year
2016
Day
Saturday
Program Number
R2016194
Room
Ballroom A-B
Affiliation
New England College of Optometry
Abstract A male patient suffers sequential retro bulbar optic neuritis separated by weeks. Clinical and radiologic features are somewhat consistent with the clinical diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica, however, work-up reveals multiple sclerosis is the differentiating etiology.
Affiliation of Co-Authors
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