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Preferred Label : papilledema;

MeSH definition : Swelling of the OPTIC DISK, usually in association with increased intracranial pressure, characterized by hyperemia, blurring of the disk margins, microhemorrhages, blind spot enlargement, and engorgement of retinal veins. Chronic papilledema may cause OPTIC ATROPHY and visual loss. (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p175);

MeSH synonym : disks, choked; disk, choked; edema, optic disk; choked disk; papilledemas; optic disk edema; edemas, optic disk; optic disk edemas; optic papilla edema; edema, optic papilla; edemas, optic papilla; optic papilla edemas; choked disks; optic nerve papillitis; nerve papillitides, optic; nerve papillitis, optic; optic nerve papillitides; papillitides, optic nerve; papillitis, optic nerve; papillitis; papillitides; papillitis, optic; optic papillitis; increased intracranial Pressure-Associated papilledema; increased intracranial pressure associated papilledema; edema, retinal; edemas, retinal; retinal edemas; decreased intraocular pressure associated papilledema; papilledema associated with decreased intraocular pressure;

MeSH Hyperonym : retinal edema;

MeSH hyponym : decreased intraocular Pressure-Associated papilledema; papilledema associated with increased intracranial pressure;

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Swelling of the OPTIC DISK, usually in association with increased intracranial pressure, characterized by hyperemia, blurring of the disk margins, microhemorrhages, blind spot enlargement, and engorgement of retinal veins. Chronic papilledema may cause OPTIC ATROPHY and visual loss. (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p175)

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