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Disease Papilledema

Name Papilledema
Synonyms Choked Disk | Choked Disks | Decreased Intraocular Pressure Associated Papilledema | Decreased Intraocular Pressure-Associated Papilledema | Disk, Choked | Disks, Choked | Edema, Optic Disk | Edema, Optic Papilla | Edema, Retinal | Edemas, Optic Disk | Edemas, Optic Papilla | Edemas, Retinal | Increased Intracranial Pressure Associated Papilledema | Increased Intracranial Pressure-Associated Papilledema | Nerve Papillitides, Optic | Nerve Papillitis, Optic | Optic Disk Edema | Optic Disk Edemas | Optic Nerve Papillitides | Optic Nerve Papillitis | Optic Papilla Edema | Optic Papilla Edemas | Optic Papillitis | Papilledema Associated with Decreased Intraocular Pressure | Papilledema Associated with Increased Intracranial Pressure | Papilledemas | Papillitides | Papillitides, Optic Nerve | Papillitis | Papillitis, Optic | Papillitis, Optic Nerve | Retinal Edema | Retinal Edemas
Definition Swelling of the OPTIC DISK, usually in association with increased intracranial pressure, characterized by hyperemia, blurring of the disk margins, microhemorrhages, blind spot enlargement, and engorgement of retinal veins. Chronic papilledema may cause OPTIC ATROPHY and visual loss. (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p175)
Categories Eye disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D010211
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  Edema of the optic disc Has associated chemicals Has associated genes