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Tunnel vision

Tunnel vision: Introduction

Any type of vision loss (e.g. blindness, blurred vision, double vision, etc.) is a symptom of great concern. Many of the causes are very serious medical conditions. Certain types of vision changes can be a medical emergency where delay can lead to loss of sight (e.g. for causes such as glaucoma, eye injury, retinal detachment) or loss of life (e.g. for causes such as stroke, TIA, etc.). Even transient or temporary blindness or loss of vision cannot be ignored because it can result from serious conditions such as stroke, TIA, hypertension, epilepsy, or migraine. Seek immediate professional medical attention for any such symptoms of vision changes....more »

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Causes of Tunnel vision:

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

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Causes of Types of Tunnel vision:

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Stories from Users for Tunnel vision

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Message Boards for Tunnel vision

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Tunnel vision: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tunnel vision

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Tunnel vision: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Tunnel vision: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Tunnel vision:

Visual impairment involving a loss of peripheral vision
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Tunnel vision:

The list of organs typically affected by Tunnel vision may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Tunnel vision

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

How Common are these Causes of Tunnel vision?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tunnel vision. Of the 74 causes of Tunnel vision that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tunnel vision:

The following list of conditions have 'Tunnel vision' 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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  • Glaucoma ... Loss of peripheral vision, peripheral vision deterioration, degraded side vision, dim peripheral vision, tunnel vision



  • Open-angle glaucoma ... peripheral vision deterioration, degraded side vision, dim peripheral vision, tunnel vision




Conditions listing medical complications: Tunnel vision:

The following list of medical conditions have Tunnel vision 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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Causes of Tunnel vision Based on Risk Factors

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

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

    Classifications of Tunnel vision:

    Subtypes of Tunnel vision:

    Peripheral vision loss (72 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Tunnel vision:

    Peripheral vision loss (72 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Tunnel vision:

    Cloudy vision (316 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Double vision (221 causes), Peripheral vision loss (72 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Retinitis pigmentosa (85 causes), Glaucoma (150 causes), Cataract (281 causes), Pituitary stalk tumours, Peripheral vision, Central vision, Hallucinogenic drugs, Altitude sickness, Migraine (37 causes), Alcohol consumption

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    Medical News summaries about Tunnel vision

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tunnel vision

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