Purpose: To present a case of optic disc swelling caused by sinusitis. Methods: Ocular symptoms were investigated using computed tomography imaging of the facial bones to detect the relationship between the sinus inflammation and the optic nerve. Results: A particular configuration of the optic nerve was detected. Optic nerve course through the inflamed sphenoidal sinus is a condition associated with a greater risk of inflammation. Conclusion: Sinusitis is a rare but treatable cause of optic neuritis. The choice of the correct radiological investigation to be done to set up a proper treatment of the sinus pathological condition is also essential for the resolution of ocular symptoms.
|Titolo:||Swollen Optic Disc and Sinusitis|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2017|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01.01 - Articolo su rivista|