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Medical & Surgical Ophthalmology Research

Right Sided Optic Meningioma in a Young Girl

  • Open or Close Neema Tiwari*

    Department of Clinical Hematology, King George Medical University, India

    *Corresponding author: Neema Tiwari, Department of Clinical Hematology, King George Medical University, India. Email:

Submission: December 13, 2017; Published: February 27, 2018

Volume1 Issue4
February 2018


ONSMs are rare tumors of anterior visual pathway [1]. ONSMs arise from meningoepithelial cap cells of the arachnoids villi and can develop at any location along the entire course of the optic nerve sheath [2,3]. We received a case of right sided optic tumor completely involving the eyeball requiring exentration surgery and were sent to our department for analysis. On cut opening a firm whicte tumor surface was seen and on microscopy a diagnosis og meningothelial meningioma was made. The diagnosis was confirmed by EMA positivity.

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