[n] - swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball)
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Papilledema: Swelling of the head of the optic nerve, a sign of increased intracranial pressure. The optic nerve head, also called the optic disk or papilla, is the area where the optic nerve (the nerve that carries messages from the eye to the brain) enters the eyeball. The finding of papilledema i...
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Synonym for papilloedema ... <ophthalmology> Oedema of the optic disk (papilla), most commonly due to increased intracranial pressure, malignant hypertension or thrombosis of the central retinal vein. ... Synonym: choked disk. ... (15 Nov 1997) ...
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noun swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure
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(pap″il-ә-de´mә) edema and hyperemia of the optic disk, usually associated with increased intracranial pressure; called also choked disk.
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(from the article `eye disease`) ...is transmitted along the covering of the optic nerve, causing swelling of the optic nerve head, a condition that is visible inside the eye. This ... ...of infection, drug or chemical toxicity, ischemia, or demyelinating disease. Compression of the nerve by a tumou...
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papilledema Swelling of the head of the optic nerve, a sign of increased intracranial pressure. The optic nerve head, also called the optic disk or papilla, is the area where the optic nerve (the nerve that carries messages from the eye to the brain) enters the eyeball. The finding of papilledema ...
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Papilledema (or papilloedema) is optic disc swelling that is caused by increased intracranial pressure. The swelling is usually bilateral and can occur over a period of hours to weeks. Unilateral presentation is extremely rare. Papilledema is mostly seen as a symptom resulting from another pathophy...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pap′il-ĕ-dē′mă Definitions: 1. Edema of the optic disc, often due to increased intracranial pressure. Synonyms: choked disc
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Swelling of the optic nerve.
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Swelling around the optic disk, the area where the optic nerve (the nerve that carries messages from the eye to the brain) enters the eyeball. Papilledema occurs when increased brain pressure caused by tumors or other problems results in swelling of the optic nerve.
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1) Dropsy 2) Edema 3) Hydrops 4) Oedema
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