A case of papillitis as an atypical first sign of multiple sclerosis is reported. Other neurological alterations were not evidenced. The authors review diagnostical approach to optic nerve impairment in multiple sclerosis. Remarkable sensitivity and specificity of nuclear magnetic resonance are emphasized. This technique is of extreme importance in detecting cerebral lesions and in confirming diagnosis of multiple sclerosis particularly in presence of atypical cases.
|Translated title of the contribution||Papillitis and multiple sclerosis|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Annali di Ottalmologia e Clinica Oculistica|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
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