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Risk factors for progressive axonal degeneration of the retinal nerve fibre layer in multiple sclerosis patients.

Authors
  • Garcia-Martin, Elena
  • Pueyo, Victoria
  • Almarcegui, Carmen
  • Martin, Jesus
  • Ara, Jose R
  • Sancho, Eva
  • Pablo, Luis E
  • Dolz, Isabel
  • Fernandez, Javier
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
95
Issue
11
Pages
1577–1582
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bjo.2010.199232
PMID: 21785155
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

MS causes progressive axonal loss in the optic nerve, regardless of a history of ON. This ganglion cell atrophy occurs in all eyes but is more marked in MS eyes than in healthy eyes.

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