Optic tract edema in a meningioma of the tuberculum sellae

E. M.L. Sklar, N. J. Schatz, J. S. Glaser, L. Sternau, F. Seffo

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Abstract

We report a case of tuberculum sellae meningioma with optic tract edema. Contrary to a prior report on this topic, edema along the optic tract is not only seen in craniopharyngiomas but may be seen (although rarely) in other common parasellar tumors, as in our case of a tuberculum sellae meningioma. The pathogenesis of this edema in meningioma is controversial.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1661-1663
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume21
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Sklar, E. M. L., Schatz, N. J., Glaser, J. S., Sternau, L., & Seffo, F. (2000). Optic tract edema in a meningioma of the tuberculum sellae. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 21(9), 1661-1663.