TITLE

Hypothesis may explain clinical scenarios in increased ICP

AUTHOR(S)
Amer, Sherif
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;8/1/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes a hypothesis for pressure dissociation in optic disc edema due to increased intracranial pressure. Mechanism of visual loss in papilledema; Discussion of the pressure factors affecting the pressure inside the optic nerve sheath; Description of papilledema due to pseudotumor cerebri.
ACCESSION #
10404205

Tags: EDEMA;  OPTIC disc;  INTRACRANIAL pressure

 

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