Optic Neuropathy and Sinus Disease

David Gallagher, Clare Quigley, Conor Lyons, Elizabeth McElnea, Tim Fulcher


We describe two cases of optic neuropathy related to sinus disease. Sinusitis is an uncommon cause of the same. Nonetheless, it demands an accurate diagnosis with prompt, appropriate management which in some cases must be surgical. The cases described highlight the potential for much variability in outcome.

J Med Cases. 2018;9(1):11-15
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2926w


Sinusitis; Optic neuropathy; Optic neuritis; Onodi cell; Sphenoethmoiditis

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