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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Neuro-ophthalmology

Sphenoid wing meningioma

sphenoid wing meningioma

1) Visual fields with loss OD.

sphenoid wing meningioma

2) T1 MRI without contrast shows subtle, large hypo-intense mass near optic chiasm and sphenoid sinus on axial cuts.

sphenoid wing meningioma

3) T1, post-contrast MRI shows enhancing lesion (consistent with meningioma: dark on T1, enhances with contrast)

sphenoid wing meningioma

4) T1 post-contrast coronal MRI scan showing impingement on right optic nerve and chiasm.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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