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487 Possible Causes for Heart Disease, Optic Disc Pallor

  • Optic Atrophy

    CONCLUSIONS: Deeply buried ODD may be associated with NAION causing irreversible visual loss and optic disc pallor, a condition easily mistaken for atypical ON.[] Some... 275 Members Arteriosclerosis Atherosclerosis is a disease affecting the arterial blood vessel.[] […] field defects and optic disc pallor.[]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    disc pallor in both eyes (OU).[] Heart disease most often develops and may lead to heart failure. Heart failure or dysrhythmias that do not respond to treatment may result in death.[] Friedreich ataxia can shorten life expectancy, and heart disease is the most common cause of death.[]

  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

    Within 4 to 6 weeks, the retinal whitening usually resolves and optic disc pallor sets in.[] CRAO, ischemic heart disease and cerebral infarction.[] A fundus examination of the left eye found a pink optic disc with blurred margins, diffuse pallor in the retina with arterial attenuation, and a normal band of the retinal[]

  • Foster-Kennedy Syndrome

    The original description of the Foster Kennedy syndrome included the clinical triad of optic disc pallor in one eye, optic disc edema in the other eye, and reduced olfaction[] Causes of edema include Eating too much salt Sunburn Heart failure Kidney disease Liver problems from cirrhosis Pregnancy Problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy[] ., sleep apnea, congenital heart disease) may increase the difficulty of dental visits and increase the risks of using sedation in the dental setting.[]

  • Retinal Artery Embolism

    disc pallor Fig. 3 Transthoracic echocardiographic findings. a Mass with irregular margin in the left atrium and unclear site of attachment (in four chamber view ), b (in[] People affected by RAO typically have high blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes as an underlying condition.[] Early Findings Occuring Within Seven Days of CRAO Ocular Findings Occurrence (%) Retinal opacity at posterior pole 90 Cherry red-spot 90 Optic disc pallor 39 Retinal arterial[]

  • Night Blindness

    disc pallor.[] […] can lead to disease-like states.[] The CADASIL Disease Discovery Study (NCT02821780) was the first prospective study in the US, sponsored by the National Institute of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood[]

  • Alstrom Syndrome

    Other ocular manifestations include bilateral subcapsular cataracts, optic disc pallor with dystrophy of the cones and rods.[] Family history: one patient's brother died at the age of 2 years because of a congenital heart disease, and the second brother was diagnosed for the congenital organic heart[] Fundoscopic findings showed optic disc pallor, narrowing of retinal vessels, and peripheral bone spicules (only in cases 3 and 4) in OU of all patients.[]

  • Hypertensive Retinopathy

    Triangular patches of atrophy result from the occlusion of a larger-caliber choroidal vessel Chronic hypertensive optic nerve changes Optic disc pallor develops in chronic[] The purpose of this study is to determine if hypertensive retinopathy predicts coronary heart disease (CHD).[] , this presents with uni-lateral painless disc swelling followed by disc pallor and irreversible visual loss. 76 Symptoms may include a classical altitudinal field defect[]

  • Primary Optic Atrophy

    Differential Diagnosis Optic atrophy versus other causes of optic disc pallor: • Pallor of optic disc in partial optic atrophy must be differentiated from other causes of[] The History, Physical Examination, and Cardiac Auscultation Optic Disk Edema Hurst's The Heart, 13e Genetic Disease Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy[] Optic disc pallor is one of the defining characteristics of Dominant Optic Atropy.[]

  • Toxic Retinopathy

    disc pallor .[] In 2005, a case report described worsening diabetic macular edema with rosiglitazone use.13 While congestive heart failure and renal disease are known to worsen DME, systemic[] disc pallor after few weeks to months. 16.[]

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