"Optic Disk Drusen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Optic disk bodies composed primarily of acid mucopolysaccharides that may produce pseudopapilledema (elevation of the optic disk without associated INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION) and visual field deficits. Drusen may also occur in the retina (see RETINAL DRUSEN). (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p355)
|Optic Disk Drusen
- Optic Disk Drusen
- Optic Disc Drusen
- Drusen, Optic Nerve
- Optic Nerve Drusen
- Drusen, Optic Disc
- Optic Disc Drusens
- Drusen, Optic Disk
- Optic Disk Drusens
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Yu Y, Reynolds R, Fagerness J, Rosner B, Daly MJ, Seddon JM. Association of variants in the LIPC and ABCA1 genes with intermediate and large drusen and advanced age-related macular degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jun 28; 52(7):4663-70.