papilledema


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papilledema

[¦pap·əl·ə′dē·mə]
(medicine)
Edema of the optic disk. Also known as choked disk.
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Further physical examination exhibited bilateral papilledema together with left-sided hemiparesis and hypoesthesia.
Pseudotumor cerebri was confirmed in our patient by the presence of papilledema with normal ventricular size in cranial MRI.
Macular thickness measurements with frequency domain-OCT for quantification of axonal loss in chronic papilledema from pseudotumor cerebri syndrome.
1 IIH is a separate entity, mainly a diagnosis of exclusion, characterized by papilledema without identifiable neurological pathology, and is common in obese women of child bearing age.
Ophthalmologic consultation is recommended to assist with monitoring of visual fields and papilledema, as prolonged pressure on the optic discs may result in permanent blindness.
It was the papilledema that led to the discovery of the tumour; if the health of my eyes hadn't deteriorated so rapidly I don't know when it would have been found.
The clinical signs and symptoms of otogenic LST include high-grade fever, otalgia, mastoid tenderness, neck stiffness, otorrhea, papilledema, and headache.
Pupils were unequal and not reacting to light and fundi showed bilateral papilledema.
Papilledema was the most common finding among neuroophthalmic lesions found in 2 patients.
At the onset, an ophthalmic examination may be normal but within two days papilledema, hemorrhages and exudates can develop.