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Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children

Lois J. Martyn

Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children

a manual for clinicians

by Lois J. Martyn

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Published by Spastics International Medical Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pediatric neurology -- Diagnosis.,
  • Physical diagnosis.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 73-80.

    StatementLois J. Martyn, Anthony J. Pileggi, Henry W. Baird.
    SeriesClinics in developmental medicine -- no. 89
    ContributionsBaird, Henry W., 1922-, Pileggi, Anthony J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ488 .M37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21189814M
    ISBN 100632012927

    Genetic disorders are diseases that result from a change in the normal DNA sequence. Most genetic disorders are caused by multifactorial means, involving a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Thousands of human diseases are now known to be caused by single gene disorders and chromosomal abnormalities, many of which involve eye or ocular adnexa sequelae. Biomicroscopy of the peripheral fundus: an atlas and textbook. Foreword by Hans Goldmann. Drawings by Wi Clinical neuro-ophthalmology / Bryan Ashworth ; including a chapter on neuroradiology with radiographic Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children: a manual for clinicians / L.

    Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) has become the primary cause of visual impairment and blindness in children in industrialized countries. Its prevalence has increased sharply, due to increased survival rates of children who sustain severe neurological conditions during the perinatal period. Improved diagnosis has probably contributed to this increase. As in adults, the nature and severity of Cited by: Ocular manifestations of child abuse(1) II. Systemic disorders commonly associated with neuro-ophthalmologic manisfestations Goals: 1. Know how to recognize and diagnose various systemic disorders commonly associated with neuro-ophthalmic symptoms and signs. 2. Recognize the neuro-ophthalmic complications of systemic disorders. Topics: 1.

    Symptoms include flattening of the forehead, sagging of the eyebrow, and difficulty closing the eye and the mouth on the side of the face that is affected. The inability to close the mouth causes problems in feeding and speech. It also causes lack of taste, lacrimation, and lty: Neurology. Recent studies suggest the association of MOG-IgG seropositivity with recurrent optic neuritis attacks can lead to significant visual morbidity. Because there are few large studies of MOG-IgG-seropositive optic neuritis, however, the clinical phenotype is poorly defined.. To better define the clinical entity and anticipate visual outcomes, John J. Chen, M.D., Ph.D., a neuro-ophthalmologist at.


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Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children by Lois J. Martyn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children: a manual for clinicians. [Lois J Martyn; Anthony J Pileggi; Henry W Baird]. Author(s): Martyn,Lois J; Pileggi,Anthony J; Baird,Henry W, Title(s): Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children: a manual.

Martyn, Lois J. and Pileggi, Anthony J. and Baird, Henry W. Optic fundus signs of developmental and neurological disorders in children: a manual for clinicians / Lois J. Martyn, Anthony J. Pileggi, Henry W. Baird Spastics International Medical Publications London Australian/Harvard Citation. The optic disc has only two ways to respond to the many acquired pathologic processes that may affect the optic nerve.

Optic neuropathies are best approached by considering the category of disease and the clinical entities therein. Optic neuritis is an inflammatory disorder of the optic. In a young patient, history of eye pain associated with eye movement, prior history of neurological symptoms such as paresthesia, limb weakness, and ataxia is suggestive of demyelinating optic neuritis.

These neurological complaints may have been misdiagnosed or dismissed by other by:   Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a central nervous system disorder that primarily affects the eye nerves (optic neuritis) and the spinal cord (myelitis). NMO is also known as neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder or Devic's disease.

It occurs when your body's immune system reacts against its own cells in the central nervous system, mainly in the optic nerves and spinal cord, but.

Ocular manifestations. Corneal clouding is a common feature in MPS (Figure 1; Table 3).Alroy et al demonstrated that corneas affected by MPS I have an increased mean fibril diameter and irregular fibril distribution compared to normal corneas.7 In animal models of MPS disease (dog-MPS VII and cat-MPS I and VI), corneal clouding resulted from the buildup of GAGs, most likely heparan Cited by: by the Task Force of the International Council of Ophthalmology and is a format that is very portable.

Other neurological signs associated with ischemia of cerebral hemispheres. Signs: dilated tortuous veins, cotton wool spots, optic disc swelling, retinal haemorrhage visible in all four quadrants which may obscure much of fundus detail.

• Chalky white swelling of the optic nerve (compare with hyperemic swelling in NAION) • Evidence of retinal ischemia (i.e., cotton-wool spots or retinal artery occlusion) • Abnormalities in perfusion of the choroid on fluorescein angiogram • Abnormal exam of the temporal artery under the skin of the scalp.

Fundoscopy revealed swelling and a fluffy appearance of both optic discs. Red-free fundus photography revealed autofluorescence of the optic discs (Fig. B-scan USG and orbital CT revealed calcification on the optic nerve head (Figs.

2 and and3). The patient was found to have no general or neurological by: 7. Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine is the standard and classic reference providing comprehensive coverage of the relationship between neurologic practice and general medicine. As neurologists are asked to consult on general medical conditions, this reference provides an authoritative tool linking general medical conditions to specific.

Examination of the ocular fundus is a fundamental component of the neurologic examination, providing the only opportunity for non-invasive, direct observation of neurologic tissue and its microvasculature.

1 Abnormalities of the optic nerve, retina, and choroid can offer clues to the etiology of neurologic disorders, as well as alert the neurologist to underlying systemic diseases that may be contributing to a patient’s neurological condition Cited by: Therefore, optic atrophy and nystagmus in infancy indicate a strong possibility of either raised intracranial pressure and/or intracranial tumor in infancy.

57 Therefore, an MRI examination should be performed in the presence of atypical nystagmus, accompanying neurological signs, developmental delay, or optic Cited by: This apart, the book should serve to plug a large gap in our knowledge of the verbal behaviour of the child in the second year of life, and permit more precise description of individual children who use single-word speech, CAROLYN ANN LETTS Optic Fundus Signs of Developmental and Neurological Disorders in Children.

The NINDS supports and conducts research on neurogenetic disorders such as Aicardi syndrome. The goals of this research are to locate and understand the genes involved and to develop techniques to diagnose, treat, prevent, and ultimately cure disorders such as Aicardi syndrome.

Many girls also have developmental abnormalities of their optic. The first phase, prodromal, usually lasts for only a few days. Headache, nausea, fever, meningismus and photophobia are typical signs, with optic disc swelling seen rarely. During the second or uveitic phase, visual disturbance occurs bilaterally involving thickening of choroid and multiple serous retinal detachments (see Figure 1A).

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Optic nerve disorders range from the manifestations of life-threatening intracranial or systemic disease, to minor congenital anomalies. Careful Cited by:   For information on specific neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute’s Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at: BRAIN P.O.

Box Bethesda, MD Organizations: American Association of Neurological Surgeons Optic Nerve (Pathway) Glioma in Children. An optic nerve glioma (also called an optic pathway glioma) is a slow-growing brain tumor that arises in or around the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain.

As the tumor progresses, it presses on the optic nerve, causing a child’s vision to worsen. There are many different types of optic nerve disorders, including: Glaucoma is a group of diseases that are the leading cause of blindness in the United States.

Glaucoma usually happens when the fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises and damages the optic nerve. Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve. Natural History of Optic Neuritis | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, is looking for individuals to participate in clinical studies.

Participating in clinical trials allows you to play an active role in research on the nature and causes of many disorders of the brain and nervous system, and to possibly help physician-scientists develop future treatments. Flowery Fundus. Named for its resemblance to the morning glory flower, MGDA is an uncommon optic disc anomaly (Figure 1).An embryonic developmental alteration of the lamina cribrosa and posterior sclera causes this defect.

MGDA may present on its own or in association with systemic or intracranial vasculapathies, such as MMD, which occurs in up to 50% of patients with the anomaly. .