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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 163--165

Sudden visual loss due to posterior ischemic optic neuropathy following craniotomy for a ruptured intracranial aneurysm


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Regional Neurosciences Unit, Belfast BT12 6BA, United Kingdom
2 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham NG7 2UH, United Kingdom

Correspondence Address:
Kishor A Choudhari
Department of Neurosurgery, Regional Neurosciences Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BA
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.32792

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The authors report a rare case of acute ipsilateral blindness that occurred after a standard fronto-temporal craniotomy for aneurysm in supine position. Posterior ischemic optic neuropathy caused by external pressure on the ipsilateral eye, its differentials and subsequent medico-legal implications are discussed.






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