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Latest revision as of 01:13, 24 July 2017

Background

  • Bilateral optic disc swelling due to increased ICP

Etiology

Clinical Features

  • Increased ICP symptoms:
  • Preservation of visual acuity
    • May have visual obscurations that clear completely lasting seconds

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

Fundoscopy

  • Loss of spontaneous venous pulsations
  • Disc margin blurring
  • Cup is diminished or absent

Work-Up

  • MRI
  • CT (if MRI unavailable)
  • LP (if neuroimaging normal)
    • Opening pressure >25 considered abnormal

Management

  • Treat underlying condition

See Also

External Links

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