Atrophy of the papillaeus - signs of symptoms and causes

2021-03-16 12:00 AM

Atrophy of the optic nerve due to nerve damage or persistent increase in intracranial pressure. Patients may present with symptoms of impaired optic nerve function (blurred vision, central focus).

Description

Disproportionately disproportionate reduced size and discoloured.

Reason

Frequent

AION (AION).

Multiple sclerosis.

Less common

Chronic neuritis.

Glaucoma.

Tumour.

Eye disease caused by the thyroid gland.

Genetic neuropathy Leber.

Mechanism

Atrophy of the optic nerve due to nerve damage or persistent increase in intracranial pressure. Patients may present with symptoms of impaired optic nerve function (blurred vision, central focus).

Meaning

Papillary atrophy due to degeneration of optic nerve fibres is caused by damage that lasts at least 4-6.