Ophthalmology Grand Rounds Episode 99: Optic Neuritis in MOGAD & Localized Necrotizing Granulomas of the Orbit in the Absence of Systemic Disease​

Optic Neuritis in MOGAD
John Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Localized Necrotizing Granulomas of the Orbit in the Absence of Systemic Disease​
Vishal Swaminathan, M.D.
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Target Audience

This course is designed for ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify characteristics of optic neuritis that may differentiate MOGAD from multiple sclerosis and NMOSD.
  • Recognize OCT and MRI findings in MOGAD.
  • Identify treatment for MOGAD optic neuritis.
  • Identify the common etiologies of necrotizing granulomatous orbital inflammation.
  • Recognize the probable long-term prognosis of necrotizing orbital granulomas in the absence of systemic disease.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance
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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for each occurrence. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance


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