Papilledema

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Papilledema

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Papilledema" returned 41 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Retinal vessel diameter assessment in papilledema by semi-automated analysis of SLO images: feasibility and reliability.
 

Author(s): Heather E Moss, Gillian Treadwell, Justin Wanek, Sherryl DeLeon, Mahnaz Shahidi

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To report feasibility and reliability of a semi-automated image analysis method for retinal vessel diameter measurements in subjects with papilledema before and after treatment.

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2014

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[Papilledema secondary to tuberculous meningitis in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus].
 

Author(s): J P Caire Estévez, S González-Ocampo Dorta, P Sanz Solana

Journal: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2013 Oct;88(10):403-6.

 

The case is presented of a 29-year-old woman who complained of headache over a period of several days, with loss of visual acuity and pain in her left eye. She had a 3-year history of type 1 diabetes mellitus, and was an immigrant from Ecuador. The funduscopic examination revealed ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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Hyperintense optic nerve heads on diffusion-weighted imaging: a potential imaging sign of papilledema.
 

Author(s): R Viets, M Parsons, G Van Stavern, C Hildebolt, A Sharma

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jul;34(7):1438-42.

 

Changes at the optic nerve head on DWI in the presence of papilledema have not been systematically studied. The purpose of this study was to evaluate if hyperintensity of ON heads on DWI is associated with papilledema.

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2013

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The terms "Papilledema" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MR imaging of papilledema and visual pathways: effects of increased intracranial pressure and pathophysiologic mechanisms.
 

Author(s): N Passi, A J Degnan, L M Levy

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 May;34(5):919-24.

 

Papilledema, defined as swelling of the optic disc, frequently occurs in the setting of increased ICP and in a variety of medical conditions, including pseudotumor cerebri, sinus thrombosis, intracerebral hemorrhage, frontal lobe neoplasms, and Chiari malformation. Noninvasive imaging ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2013

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Incidence of papilledema and obesity in children diagnosed with idiopathic ''benign'' intracranial hypertension: case series and review.
 

Author(s): Gabriel Faz, Ian J Butler, Mary Kay Koenig

Journal: J. Child Neurol.. 2010 Nov;25(11):1389-92.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is an important cause of headaches in the pediatric population and can lead to permanent blindness if not diagnosed in a timely manner. The aim of this study was to characterize the incidence of papilledema and obesity in children with idiopathic ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2010

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[Bilateral papilledema as the manifestation of Schwannoma of the cauda equina].
 

Author(s): S Guigou, M Mercié, J-L Blanc, F Lapierre, S Milinkevitch, P Dighiero

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2006 Mar;29(3):312-8.

 

A case of schwannoma of the cauda equina in which the initial manifestation was visual loss, due to papilledema, is described.

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2006

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Antiacne Medications Pseudotumor Cerebri
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Optic Disc Swelling

 

Last Updated: 26 May 2014

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Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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