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Optic nerve sheath meningiomas are often misdiagnosed, says study
eMediNexus,  01 January 2019
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In a medical record review that included 35 patients with optic nerve sheath meningiomas published online Dec. 17, 2018 in JAMA Neurology, 25 patients initially received a misdiagnosis that resulted in diagnostic delay, most frequently due to clinician assessment failures and errors in diagnostic testing. Biased preestablished diagnoses, inaccurate funduscopic examinations, a failure to order the correct test (MRI brain/orbits with contrast), and a failure to correctly interpret MRI results were the most common s
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