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Descriptor English:   Papilledema 
Descriptor Spanish:   Papiledema 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Papiledema 
Synonyms English:   Choked Disk
Choked Disks
Decreased Intraocular Pressure Associated Papilledema
Decreased Intraocular Pressure-Associated Papilledema
Disk, Choked
Edema of the Optic Disc
Edema of the Optic Disk
Edema, Optic Disc
Edema, Optic Disk
Edema, Optic Papilla
Edema, Retinal
Edemas, Optic Disc
Edemas, Optic Disk
Edemas, Retinal
Increased Intracranial Pressure Associated Papilledema
Increased Intracranial Pressure-Associated Papilledema
Optic Disc Edema
Optic Disk Edema
Optic Nerve Papillitis
Optic Papilla Edema
Optic Papillitis
Papilledema Associated with Decreased Intraocular Pressure
Papilledema Associated with Increased Intracranial Pressure
Papillitis, Optic
Papillitis, Optic Nerve
Retinal Edema
Retinal Edemas  
Tree Number:   C10.292.700.900
Definition English:   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) 
See Related English:   Ophthalmoscopy
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   27865 
Unique Identifier:   D010211 

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