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Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma

Optic nerve sheath meningioma is a rare, benign condition arising from the meninges surrounding the optic nerve. It is a slowly progressive neoplasm that affects the visual pathway and results in vision loss. Common signs and symptoms of optic nerve sheath meningiomas include blurred vision, diminished vision, and bulging of the eyes can cause double vision.

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Why do I have acute blurred vision and minor color reduction in my eye?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a minor color reduction for a long term. Recently, I have an acute blurred vision. I have pain and discomfort when I am moving the eye. I have a slight change in color sight with slightly reduced red color vision in left eye. I have attached an MRI Axial T2 Propeller image from a b...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The MRI shows features suggestive of left-sided optic nerve sheath meningioma with possibly both sided Inflammatory orbitopathy (muscle enlargement is quite apparent). But these needs be correlated clinically. Although meningioma is recognized to be a benign tumor, it...  Read Full »

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