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Optic Disk Drusen MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Optic Disk Drusen
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.700.450
C11.640.513
Unique ID
D015594
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015594
Annotation
do not confuse with RETINAL DRUSEN
Scope Note
Optic disk bodies composed primarily of acid mucopolysaccharides that may produce pseudopapilledema (elevation of the optic disk without associated INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION) and visual field deficits. Drusen may also occur in the retina (see RETINAL DRUSEN). (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p355)
Entry Term(s)
Drusen, Optic Disc
Drusen, Optic Disk
Drusen, Optic Nerve
Optic Disc Drusen
Previous Indexing
Optic Disk (1975-1989)
Optic Nerve (1968-1985)
Optic Nerve Diseases (1975-1989)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under OPTIC NERVE DISEASES 1990
History Note
91(90); was see under OPTIC NERVE DISEASES 1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/26
Revision Date
2002/07/03
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