13 October 2009

Optic Disc Drusen

Bilateral calcifications in optic discs shown on this non contrast CT.
Sometimes it can be incidental finding. This young patient had visual symptoms.
I suppose we can see ODD more often due to thin slices of the CT we use.

Interesting review article about Optic Disc Drusen:
Optic Disk Drusen by Auw-Haedrich C, Staubach F, Witschel H.
Surv Ophthalmol. 2002 Nov-Dec;47(6):515-32.
PMID: 12504737
Also Wikipedia entry: Optic Disc Drusen