Case of a Child with Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma and Neurofibromatosis Type 2
Title: Case of a Child with Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma and Neurofibromatosis Type 2
Author: Betsy Ostrander, MD
Keywords / Main Subjects: Neurofibromatosis type 2; Acoustic schwannoma; Vestibular nerve schwannoma; Retinal hamartoma; Manchester criteria; Meningioma; Epiretinal membrane; Pale optic nerve; Neurofibromatosis center; Café-au-lait spots
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease / Diseases Due to Chromosomal Abnormalities
Diagnosis: Neurofibromatosis type 2
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young female child who presented with unilateral vision loss. A description of the diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology, genetics, and clinical course of neurofibromatosis type 2 is given. Characteristic neuroimaging findings and histopathology are shown.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds