Pediatric optic nerve and optic nerve sheath diameter on magnetic resonance imaging.

Affiliation

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand. [Email]

Abstract

The normal values of optic nerve diameter and optic nerve sheath diameter might be beneficial in defining an abnormality such as optic nerve hypoplasia, or enlarged subarachnoid space, reflecting the state of increased intracranial pressure.

Keywords

Children,Diameter,Magnetic resonance imaging,Optic nerve,Optic nerve sheath,Visual development,