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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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Further physical examination did not reveal papilledema but mild hemiparesis.
Examination was remarkable for neck stiffness and bilateral papilledema.
Sports chiropractors were able to identify more serious uncommon signs and symptoms that are affiliated with severe brain injury such as hemiparesis, fixed dilated pupil, papilledema, and prolonged coma.
The result of physical examination (P/E) was papilledema on ophthalmoscopy and right-sided sixth cranial nerve palsy.
A provisional diagnosis of brucellosis with papilledema was made.
Altered consciousness was accompanied by minor hemiparesis in 6 patients, papilledema in 3, and neck stifness in 6, while 1 patient had myoclonus.
Chronic papilledema is a major cause of progressive and permanent vision loss in PTC patients.
Cerebellar signs (28%) and papilledema (12%) were noted in pilocytic astrocytoma, medulloblastoma and haemangioblastoma; 12 of the 15 cases of Schwannoma presented with vertigo.
The papilledema was the most common presenting sign with frequency was 61% with others are altered reflexes (39%) and dysphasia (13%) (Table 2).
Conclusion: ONSF is an effective procedure with statistically significant improvement in BCVA and reduction in severity of papilledema.
In the fundus of the eye you may see optic atrophy and often papilledema.