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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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Hypertensive retinopathy was graded 1-4 according to the presence of silver wiring, arteriovenous nipping, haemorrhages/exudates or papilloedema, respectively.
But, following a trip to Vision Express, the 27-year-old was diagnosed with papilloedema - an optic disc swelling - and was referred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
2) or suspicion of raised intracranial pressure (Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) <12, focal neurological signs or papilloedema on fundoscopy).
After the examination, Adam immediately sensed something was not right, and believed her symptoms suggested she had the dangerous eye condition called papilloedema.
Acutely increased ICP may present with rapidly deteriorating consciousness without focal neurological signs or papilloedema.
Headaches are the most common symptom and papilloedema the major clinical sign.
There were no signs or symptoms of raised intracranial tension such as vomiting, papilloedema etc.
Neurological examination showed that the patient had aphasia, hemiparesis, papilloedema, and 3rd (III), 7th (V11), and 9th (IX) cranial nerve palsies, and he was scheduled For surgery.
They describe ocular anatomy and eye examination, then core conditions in ophthalmology, including the ophthalmic features of systemic hypertension, diabetes, sarcoidosis, endocarditis, and demyelinating disease and space-occupying lesions of the brain, as well as how to recognize iritis, different forms of retinopathy, and the difference between papilloedema and papillitis.
Visual fields and Ishihara colour vision were normal and there was no evidence of an afferent papillary defect or papilloedema.
His blood pressure was noted to be 250/150 mmHg, and fundoscopy showed bilateral papilloedema.
Changes in optic nerve head blood flow in children with cerebral malaria and acute papilloedema.