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802 Possible Causes for Drusen

  • Macular Degeneration

    The longitudinal drusen volume over 4 years was analyzed by annual SD-OCT raster scanning (field size 20 15 ).[] At enrollment, 131 eyes (28.5%) had hard drusen and 125 eyes (27.2%) had soft drusen in the macular area.[] Fundus examination showed large drusen without any signs of CNV.[]

  • Papilledema

    However, only three adolescent patients with Joubert Syndrome were diagnosed with optic disc drusen.[] Optic disc drusen is caused by the deposition of calcified axonal debris and is often buried within the optic disc in pediatric patients.[] These may be present in 73% of visible drusen cases in contrast with only 36% of cases associated with buried drusen. 23 As buried drusen begin to rise to the surface of the[]

  • Malignant Choroidal Melanoma

    The significance of this unusual observation in comparison to the common drusen of Bruch's membrane of the choroid is discussed.[] Lipofuscin fluorescence is brighter than that of drusen (drusen are common in choroidal nevi).[] […] features that may accompany MCM are vitreous hemorrhage and pigmented cells in the vitreous humor, as well as abnormalities that appear within the retina and choroid, namely drusen[]

  • Primary Optic Atrophy

    Optic atrophy associated with retinal dystrophies 377.14 Glaucomatous atrophy [cupping] of optic disc 377.15 Partial optic atrophy 377.16 Hereditary optic atrophy 377.21 Drusen[] Optic nerve head drusen are pockets of protein and calcium salts that build up in the optic nerve over time Contact your health care provider if you are having vision problems[] […] of optic disc H47.321 Drusen of optic disc, right eye H47.322 Drusen of optic disc, left eye H47.323 Drusen of optic disc, bilateral H47.329 Drusen of optic disc, unspecified[]

  • Optic Disc Drusen

    Drusen were echographically bilateral in 69% of these patients. In 30 eyes, drusen were not visible clinically but were detected echographically.[] There was a significant negative correlation between proportion of the optic disc drusen area occupied by optic nerve drusen as detected by autofluorescence imaging and the[] The study was performed retrospectively on the files of 47 patients with optic disc drusen.[]

  • Congenital Optic Disc Coloboma

    […] coloboma • Morning glory anomaly • Optic nerve hypoplasia • Aicardi syndrome • Megalopapilla • Peripapillary staphyloma • Optic disc dysplasia • Tilted optic disc • Optic disc drusen[] The deep-buried drusen mimic papilledema. Because of the varied presentation deep-buried drusen pose a diagnostic challenge to the ophthalmologists.[] […] the communication between the subretinal, subarachnoid, and vitreous spaces persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous congenital cataract nanophthalmos eyelid hemangioma drusen[]

  • Optic Nerve Infarction

    ANOMALOUS OPTIC DISCS Crowded optic discs Elevated discs without drusen Tilted optic discs Myelinated retinal nerve fibers Hypoplasia Aplasia Coloboma KEY POINTS In Chapter[] B-scan ultrasonography confirmed optic nerve head drusen of both eyes.[] Optic Disc Drusen Optic disc drusen might increase the risk of developing NAION by theoretically contributing to the “crowded” optic nerve in discs with small cup to disc[]

  • Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

    The association of MPGN and drusen needs to be reevaluated.[] 1 described the lesions as being “similar” to drusen.[] These drusen are likely the result of complement pathway abnormalities.[]

  • Coloboma of Optic Papilla

    The deep-buried drusen mimic papilledema. Because of the varied presentation deep-buried drusen pose a diagnostic challenge to the ophthalmologists.[] Hypertensive Retinopathy Iris and Ciliary Body Lacrimal System Lens Lids Neuro-Ophthalmology Optic Nerve Anatomy Congenital Anomalies (Abnormalities) BALATERAL OPTIC DISC DRUSEN[] The ICD code H473 is used to code Optic disc drusen Optic disc drusen (ODD) or optic nerve head drusen (ONHD) are globules of mucoproteins and mucopolysaccharides that progressively[]

  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy

    The small drusen-like yellowish lesions of mild NCMD were hyperautofluorescent.[] 6 Bilateral fine macular drusen-like deposits with associated RPE atrophy and pigmentation (Fig. 2D) Increased AF at both maculae, corresponding to the drusen-like deposits[] The characteristic retinal findings, ranging from scattered drusen to a posterior staphyloma, have been reported as early as infancy and usually reach their greatest magnitude[]

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