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Disease Optic Disk Drusen

Name Optic Disk Drusen
Synonyms Drusen, Optic Disc | Drusen, Optic Disk | Drusen, Optic Nerve | Optic Disc Drusen | Optic Disc Drusens | Optic Disk Drusens | Optic Nerve Drusen
Definition Optic disk bodies composed primarily of acid mucopolysaccharides that may produce pseudopapilledema (elevation of the optic disk without associated INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION) and visual field deficits. Drusen may also occur in the retina (see RETINAL DRUSEN). (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p355)
Categories Eye disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D015594
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