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2009 Series : December 29, 2009

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QOW010510_1A QOW010510_1B

A 25-year-old Caucasian female is sent to you for evaluation because of a “funny looking optic nerve”.

1. What is in your differential diagnosis for this patient?

a. intra-cranial mass
b. optic nerve pit
c. morning glory disc anomaly
d. glaucoma
e. none of the above; both optic nerves look normal

2. What characteristics help you differentiate between papilledema and pseudopapilledema?

a. optic nerve hyperemia
b. retinal vessels at the optic nerve margin
c. retinal vascular pattern
d. all of the above
e. none of the above

3. What tests could help you differentiate pseudopapilledema secondary to optic disc drusen from papilledema?
a. B-scan ultrasound
b. computed tomography (CT) scan
c. fluorescein angiogram (FA)
d. (a) and (b) only
e. (a), (b) and (c)

For answers to the above, click here on or after January 5, 2010.

 

 

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