• Dilated fundus examination OD revealed optic disc oedema with hyperaemia, extensive intraretinal haemorrhages, engorged tortuous veins, macular oedema and cotton wool spots ( figure 1A ). (bmj.com)
  • Optic disc swelling can be caused by a number of different etiologies, including arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (giant cell arteritis), non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, an intracranial tumor or mass, or elevated intracranial pressure, either from obstructive hydrocephalus or idiopathic (pseudotumor cerebri). (westcoastretina.com)
  • The clinical syndrome of acute optic neuritis(ON) has been known for many yearsthough its causes are still uncertain. (koreamed.org)
  • 6. The response to treatment in optic neuritis showed no definite difference between steroid group and conservative group. (koreamed.org)
  • 2 Largely they are benign and vision sparing but rarely may complicate with visual field defects, haemorrhages, choroidal neovascularisation, serous maculopathy and non-arteritic ischaemic optic neuropathy. (bmj.com)
  • Universal eye screening in children could go a long way detecting optic disc drusen early and imaging modalities such as ultrasound B scan and enhanced depth optical coherence tomography can increase the sensitivity of the detection in buried drusen. (bmj.com)
  • B-scan ultrasound revealed pronounced disc oedema OD and an ovoid echogenic lesion deep within the optic disc with corresponding high amplitude spike on A-scan OU ( figure 3A,B ). He did not report any medical history and was not on any systemic medications. (bmj.com)
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