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causes of Optic atrophy as a symptom include:
Atrophy of the optic disk which may be congenital or acquired. This condition indicates a deficiency in the number of nerve fibers which arise in the RETINA and converge to form the OPTIC DISK, OPTIC NERVE, OPTIC CHIASM, and optic tracts. GLAUCOMA, ISCHEMIA, inflammation, a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure, toxins, optic nerve compression, and inherited conditions (see OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY) are relatively common causes of this condition.
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The following list of conditions have 'Optic atrophy' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Optic atrophy or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Optic atrophy:
Symptoms related to Optic atrophy:
Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Congenital, Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy, Trauma, Paget's disease, Methanol toxicity, Glaucoma (150 causes), Metabolic diseases (50 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Retinal disoders
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