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Papilloedema: Introduction

Papilloedema: is the optic disc swelling due to raised intracranial pressure. See detailed information below for a list of 62 causes of Papilloedema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Papilloedema:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Papilloedema. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Papilloedema

Home Diagnostic Testing and Papilloedema

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Papilloedema: Symptom Checker

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Papilloedema Treatments

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Stories from Users for Papilloedema

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Papilloedema: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Papilloedema may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Papilloedema

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Papilloedema: Deaths

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Papilloedema: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Papilloedema: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Papilloedema listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Papilloedema as a symptom include:

Definitions of Papilloedema:

Swelling around the optic nerve, usually due to pressure on the nerve by a tumor.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Papilloedema

The list below shows some of the causes of Papilloedema mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Papilloedema?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Papilloedema. Of the 62 causes of Papilloedema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 10 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 54 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Papilloedema:

The following list of conditions have 'Papilloedema' 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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Causes of Papilloedema Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Papilloedema based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Papilloedema:

    Medical Conditions associated with Papilloedema:

    Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Puffy eyes (158 causes), Eyelid symptoms (911 causes)

    Symptoms related to Papilloedema:

    Brain tumour (14 causes), Pseudotumour cerebri, Cerebral sinus thrombosis, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Respiratory failure (222 causes), Hypotonia, Frontal lobe tumours, Foster Kennedy syndrome, Budd Chiari malformation, Gullian Barre syndrome, Mountain sickness, Venous engorgement, Hemorrhages (1783 causes), Blurring of optic margin, Paton's lines

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