Optic disc drusen

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Mother has a known optic disc abnormality.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male

Orbits ultrasound

There are bilateral hyperechoic foci causing posterior shadowing within the optic disc region. Eyes have otherwise normal sonographic appearances.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a familial inheritance of optic disc drusen, the mother of this child is known to have the condition. 

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Case information

rID: 59877
Published: 29th Apr 2018
Last edited: 29th Apr 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Alfred Hospital

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