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Pansinusitis causing bilateral optic neuritis in a 9-year-old child.

Authors
  • Bashkaran, K
  • Shatriah, I
  • Zunaina, E
  • Bakiah, S
  • Sakinah, Z
Type
Published Article
Journal
Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
28
Issue
6
Pages
377–379
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/01676830903104678
PMID: 19929663
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Sinusitis is a rare cause of optic neuritis in children. This case illustrates bilateral optic neuritis in a 9-year-old child caused by pansinusitis. It demands an accurate diagnosis with a prompt management. A proper treatment of sinusitis is essential to prevent this complication.

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