Optic neuropathy in familial dysautonomia

Mimi Groom, Matthew D. Kay, George F. Corrent

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Abstract

Optic atrophy, which is indicative of a CNS disorder, is a rarely described manifestation of familial dysautonomia (Riley-Day syndrome). As these patients are now living longer, the prevalence of optic neuropathy also may be increasing. We present a man with familial dysautonomia and visual loss resulting from optic atrophy and visual field defect suggestive of chiasmal pathology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-102
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Volume17
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1997

Keywords

  • Familial dysautonomia
  • Optic neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Ophthalmology

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