Author(s):Kushner BJ. Optic nerve decompression. Presumed postoperative development of medullated nerve fibers. Arch Ophthalmol. 1979 Aug;97(8):1459-61.
Journal: Archives Of Ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), Volume 97, Issue 8, Aug 1979
A child had an inoperable arterial venous malformation with chronic papilledema first noticed at age 7 months. Bilateral optic nerve decompressions were performed with satisfactory results. What appeared to be medullated nerve fibers developed in the retina of one eye 5 1/2 months after surgery.