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Papilledema MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Papilledema
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.700.900
C11.640.710
Unique ID
D010211
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010211
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Choked Disk
Decreased Intraocular Pressure-Associated Papilledema
Edema of the Optic Disc
Edema of the Optic Disk
Increased Intracranial Pressure-Associated Papilledema
Optic Disc Edema
Optic Disk Edema
Optic Nerve Papillitis
Optic Papilla Edema
Papilledema Associated with Decreased Intraocular Pressure
Papilledema Associated with Increased Intracranial Pressure
Papillitis
Papillitis, Optic
Retinal Edema
NLM Classification #
WW 280
See Also
Ophthalmoscopy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/08
Papilledema Preferred
Papilledema Associated with Increased Intracranial Pressure Narrower
Decreased Intraocular Pressure-Associated Papilledema Narrower
Retinal Edema Broader
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