papillitis


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Related to papillitis: necrotizing papillitis

papillitis

(ˌpæpɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Biology) the inflammation of a papilla
Translations

pap·il·li·tis

n. papilitis, infl. del disco óptico.
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They should be able to differentially diagnose the conditions--for example, papilloedema and papillitis both cause raised optic nerve head, but papillitis is uniocular and the underlying causes are very different.
11) which showed that the ocular attacks with hypopyon, vitritis, vasculitis, and papillitis were significantly more frequent in men in Turkey.
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.
2) The ocular nerve and chiasm are believed to be the second most common cranial nerve sites involved, with the disease manifesting as optic neuritis or papillitis.
Other than lack of MRI findings, being male, having papillitis, vision of no light perception, lack of pain, retinal exudates and peripapillary haemorrhages are associated with a lower risk of developing MS.
Physically, there may be little to see in a patient with glossodynia, or findings can include lingua serratia, linea alba, or papillitis.
The patient was an immuno-competent young woman whose symptoms were fever, urinary retention, blurred vision, quadriparesis, bilateral papillitis, and optic neuritis.