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Optic Disk Drusen

Introduction: Optic Disk Drusen

Description of Optic Disk Drusen

Optic Disk Drusen: 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).
Source: MeSH 2007

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  • Drusen, Optic Disk
  • Drusen, Optic Nerve

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Optic Disk Drusen

Source - MeSH 2007

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