Mathew, R; Levin, S; Luthert, PJ; Maher, J; Holder, GE; (2010) Acute Monocular Visual Loss Due To Carcinomatous Meningitis. NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY , 34 (5-6) 347 - 350. 10.3109/01658107.2010.500011.
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We describe two cases of painless visual loss, initially thought to be giant cell arteritis or carcinoma-associated retinopathy in whom subsequent investigation revealed carcinomatous meningitis. These cases emphasise the difficulties that may occur in the diagnosis of carcinomatous meningitis and that isolated visual loss may be a presenting feature.
|Title:||Acute Monocular Visual Loss Due To Carcinomatous Meningitis|
|Keywords:||carcinomatous meningitis, optic neuropathy, LEPTOMENINGEAL METASTASES, PRESENTING FEATURES, PROGNOSTIC-FACTORS|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Institute of Ophthalmology|
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