Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 374--376

Postoperative posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) following right pterional meningioma surgery


Boby Varkey Maramattom1, Shyam Sundar2, Dalvin Thomas2, Dilip Panikar2 
1 Department of Neurology, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Boby Varkey Maramattom
Department of Neurology, Aster Medcity, Cheranelloor, Kochi 23, Kerala
India

Postoperative visual loss (POVL) is an unpredictable complication of nonocular surgeries. Posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) is particularly feared in spinal surgeries in the prone position. We report a rare case of PION occurring after surgery for a pterional meningioma and discuss the various factors implicated in POVL.


How to cite this article:
Maramattom BV, Sundar S, Thomas D, Panikar D. Postoperative posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) following right pterional meningioma surgery.Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2016;19:374-376


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Maramattom BV, Sundar S, Thomas D, Panikar D. Postoperative posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) following right pterional meningioma surgery. Ann Indian Acad Neurol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Feb 27 ];19:374-376
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