Papillitis: A progressive eye disorder characterized by inflammation and degeneration of part of the optic nerve (optic disk) which can result in blindness and can affect only one, or both eyes. The degree of vision loss is variable.
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Symptoms of Papillitis
- Rapid vision loss within hours or days
- Eye movement pain
- Permanent vision loss if untreated
- Swollen optic disk
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Causes of Papillitis
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Prognosis for Papillitis
Prognosis for Papillitis:
vision loss may last for months and can be permanent if untreated
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Definitions of Papillitis:
Papillitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Papillitis, or a subtype of Papillitis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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