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Optic disc swelling

Optic disc swelling is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Increased intracranial pressure (papilledema)
  • Optic neuritis, eg, multiple sclerosis
  • Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, eg, temporal (giant cell) arteritis
  • Severe hypertensive retinopathy
  • Central retinal vein occlusion
  • Posterior uveitis
  • Posterior scleritis
  • Optic disc drusen (pseudopapilledema)
  • Optic nerve sheath meningioma
  • Optic nerve infiltration by sarcoidosis, leukemia, or lymphoma

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Optic Disc Swelling." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114412/all/Optic_disc_swelling.
Zeiger RF. Optic disc swelling. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114412/all/Optic_disc_swelling. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Optic disc swelling. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114412/all/Optic_disc_swelling
Zeiger RF. Optic Disc Swelling [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114412/all/Optic_disc_swelling.
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