Optic neuritis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Sudden partial loss of vision, foggy vision on the left eye.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
MRI

The left retrobulbar optic nerve demonstrated high T2 signal and enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Discrete contrast enhancement of the left optic nerve when compared with the right side and a small non-enhancing focal lesion near the trigonum of the left lateral ventricle were the only findings in this case of a probable MS.

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