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The diagnostic value of optic disc evaluation in acute elevated intracranial pressure

Published inOphthalmology, vol. 103, no. 8, p. 1229-1232
Publication date1996
Abstract

Ophthalmologists often are asked to evaluate the optic disc for evidence of acute increased intracranial pressure (ICP). The authors studied the incidence of papilledema in a population of patients with a documented acute increase in ICP.

Keywords
  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Brain Injuries/complications
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage/complications
  • Female
  • Fundus Oculi
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Intracranial Pressure
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Optic Disk/pathology
  • Papilledema/diagnosis/etiology
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri/diagnosis/etiology
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
STEFFEN, Heimo et al. The diagnostic value of optic disc evaluation in acute elevated intracranial pressure. In: Ophthalmology, 1996, vol. 103, n° 8, p. 1229–1232. doi: 10.1016/s0161-6420(96)30518-6
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