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Aplasia of the optic nerve
Hong Kong Medical Journal
A B S T R A C T Aplasia of the optic nerve is an extraordinarily rare congenital anomaly that affects one or both optic nerves and is associated with the absence of the central retinal vessel and retinal ganglion cells. We report a case of unilateral optic nerve aplasia in a 4-month-old infant who was found to have left microphthalmos on routine postnatal checkup. Family history, antenatal history, and systemic evaluation were unremarkable. Magnetic resonance imaging showed absent left opticdoi:10.12809/hkmj144287 pmid:26238135 fatcat:sgyc5eudqjfn5bfcaltpzjnjji