Coincidental Optic Nerve Meningioma and Thyroid Eye Disease

Aakriti Garg, Payal Patel, Angela Lignelli, Edward Baron, Michael Kazim

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A 57-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obesity, and Graves disease presented with clinical evidence of thyroid eye disease (TED) and optic neuropathy. She was referred when a tapered dose of steroids prompted worsening of her TED. CT and MRI were consistent with TED and bilateral optic nerve meningioma. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of concurrent TED and unsuspected bilateral optic nerve meningioma. When investigating the etiology of TED-associated optic neuropathy, careful attention to orbital imaging is required because coexisting pathology may exist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e94-e95
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 20 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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