Optic nerve compression in infantile malignant autosomal recessive osteopetrosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 6-month-old infant was diagnosed with infantile malignant autosomal recessive osteopetrosis. An ophthalmologic examination revealed optic nerve pallor and computed tomography of the brain showed narrowing of the orbital fissure. Unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation was performed. Four months later, the infant died of respiratory complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cummings, TJ; Proia, AD

Published Date

  • July 1, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 241 - 244

PubMed ID

  • 15305537

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0191-3913

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3928/0191-3913-20040701-15


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States