Optic neuritis in children

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Optic neuritis is rare in children. It may be an isolated event or a manifestation of a systemic recurrent or chronic demyelinating disease such as acute demyelinating optic neuropathy, neuromyelitis optica, or multiple sclerosis. In this chapter, we review the clinical manifestations of pediatric optic neuritis, its differential diagnosis, the tools used for diagnosis, as well as its treatment and long-term management.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • El-Dairi, MA; Bhatti, MT

Published Date

  • July 27, 2016

Book Title

  • Practical Management of Pediatric Ocular Disorders and Strabismus: A Case-based Approach

Start / End Page

  • 427 - 438

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781493927449

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4939-2745-6_41

Citation Source

  • Scopus