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Scotoma: Introduction

Scotoma: A condition which is characterized by an area of depressed vision in the visual field. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Scotoma, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Scotoma:

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

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Scotoma: Symptom Checker

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Scotoma Treatments

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Stories from Users for Scotoma

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Scotoma: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Scotoma

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Scotoma: Deaths

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Definitions of Scotoma:

An isolated area of diminished vision within the visual field
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Localized defect in the visual field bordered by an area of normal vision.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Scotoma

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

How Common are these Causes of Scotoma?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Scotoma. Of the 8 causes of Scotoma 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
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Scotoma:

The following list of conditions have 'Scotoma' 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 Scotoma Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Scotoma:

    Medical Conditions associated with Scotoma:

    Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Seeing lights (27 causes)

    Symptoms related to Scotoma:

    Flashes (29 causes), Floaters (18 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Blind spots (51 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Bartschi-Rochaix syndrome, Eales Disease

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