Monocular Blindness in Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Lane Carlin, José Biller, D. Wayne Laster, James F. Toole

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The sudden onset of painless monocular blindness was the initial manifestation of a nasopharyngeal cancer in a 78-year-old woman. Computerized cranial tomography demonstrated encasement of the optic nerve by tumor. Examination of the nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses is important in patients with primary neuroophthalmologic complaints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)600
Number of pages1
JournalArchives of Neurology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology


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