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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 106-107
Diffusion-weighted MRI in acute posterior ischemic optic neuropathy


1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90, Yishun Cetral, 768828, Singapore
2 Department of Radiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara, Cochin 682041, India

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Sivasubramanian Srinivasan
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90, Yishun Cetral, 768828
Singapore
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.101082

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Blindness following surgery, especially cardiac surgery, has been reported sporadically, the most common cause being ischemic optic neuropathy. The role of MRI in the diagnosis of this condition is not well established. We present a case of postoperative posterior ischemic optic neuropathy that was diagnosed on diffusion-weighted MRI.


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