Optic neuritis

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Left orbital pain with partial visual loss.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

The MRI sequences demonstrate a left unilateral swelling of the retrobulbar intra-orbital segment of the optic nerve extending to the intracranial segment, of high T2 signal with enhancement on postcontrast sequences. 

Normal appearance of the right optic nerve and optic chiasma.

Case Discussion

MRI features of left optic neuritis.

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Case information

rID: 89300
Published: 5th May 2021
Last edited: 9th May 2021
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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