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Causes of Optic neuritis

Causes of Optic neuritis

Optic neuritis is caused by autoimmune syndromes, bacterial and viral infections, drug toxicity and vitamin B12 deficiency.

List of causes of Optic neuritis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Optic neuritis) that could possibly cause Optic neuritis includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Optic neuritis

Causes of Optic neuritis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Optic neuritis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Optic neuritis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Optic neuritis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Optic neuritis:

Optic neuritis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Optic neuritis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Optic neuritis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Optic neuritis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Optic neuritis. Our database lists the following as having Optic neuritis as a complication of that condition:

Optic neuritis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Optic neuritis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Optic neuritis. Our database lists the following as having Optic neuritis as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Optic neuritis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Optic neuritis as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Related information on causes of Optic neuritis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Optic neuritis may be found in:

 

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