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Noun1.papilledema - swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities


n. papiledema, edema del disco óptico.
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Early signs and symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri include papilledema, headache, nausea and vomiting, and visual disturbances.
The usual presentations are headache, vomiting, visual disturbances such as papilledema, cranial nerve palsies, or a combination of these signs.
However, it has been well documented that the absence of papilledema does not exclude this entity.
Bilateral papilledema is found in most cases as a neurological sign and acetazolamide is an effective drug for the treatment of IIH.
Key components of the physical exam involve taking blood pressure to make sure patients are not preeclamptic, and inspecting the back of their eyes with an ophthalmoscope to rule out papilledema.
The clinical presentation of a pineal germinoma includes findings of increased intracranial pressure and/or hydrocephalus: headache, nausea, vomiting, papilledema, lethargy, and somnolence.
Pupils were unequal and not reacting to light and fundi showed bilateral papilledema.
Eagle-eyed store director Neil Drain spotted that both Michelle's optic nerves were swollen, which is known as papilledema.
Development of automated image analysis of retinal and optic nerve images collected remotely allows disorders such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, papilledema, and diabetic retinopathy to be diagnosed and monitored for effective treatment and more efficient triage [119-122].
On neurological examination, ptosis of the left palpebra at the level of the pupilla and bilateral first degree papilledema were observed.
Benign intracranial hypertension (or pseudotumor cerebri PTC) and/or papilledema has been associated with immediate-release cysteamine bitartrate treatment.
Because of papilledema or arachnoiditis, vision changes may also occur (Busari et al.