Tag Archive | Papillopathy

Chapter 191 – Ischemic Optic Neuropathy, Diabetic Papillopathy, and Papillophlebitis

Chapter 191 – Ischemic Optic Neuropathy, Diabetic Papillopathy, and Papillophlebitis   ANTHONY C. ARNOLD           DEFINITION • Acute, painless optic neuropathy occurring predominantly in patients over 50 years of age. • Additional acute pathologies of the optic disc may be associated with diabetes and venous congestion.   KEY FEATURES • Optic […]

Chapter 121 – Radiation Retinopathy and Papillopathy

Chapter 121 – Radiation Retinopathy and Papillopathy   DESMOND B. ARCHER           DEFINITION • A chronic, progressive retinal and papillary vasculopathy induced by suprathreshold doses of ionizing radiation.   KEY FEATURES • Retinal microaneurysms. • Retinal hemorrhages. • Retinal telangiectatic vessels. • Retinal hard exudates. • Macular edema. • Cotton-wool spots. […]