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Papilledema: Introduction

Papilledema: Swelling of the head of the optic nerve (optic disk) due to increased intracranial pressure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Papilledema is available below.

Symptoms of Papilledema

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Papilledema?

Papilledema: Related Patient Stories

Papilledema: Complications

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Causes of Papilledema

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Disease Topics Related To Papilledema

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Papilledema: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Papilledema

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Papilledema: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Papilledema: Animations

Research about Papilledema

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Clinical Trials for Papilledema

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Statistics for Papilledema

Papilledema: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Papilledema:

Papilledema is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Papilledema, or a subtype of Papilledema, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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