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259 Possible Causes for Pale Optic Discs

  • Optic Neuropathy

    Fundus examination revealed bilateral pale optic disc edema, more prominent in LE, with splinter hemorrhages in the RNFL around the optic disk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was treated with hypotensive eyedrops and oral prednisone, resulting in mild visual improvement and a pale optic disc.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A pale optic disc suggests a long-standing condition such as compressive, hereditary or toxic neuropathies.[patient.info]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 30

    Within 30 years, the complete clinical manifestation of RP developed with bone spicule-shaped pigment deposits, pale optic disc, narrowed arterioles, cystoid macular oedema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Within 30 years, the complete clinical manifestation of RP developed with bone spicule-shaped pigment deposits, pale optic disc, narrowed arterioles, cystoid macular oedema[casereports.bmj.com]

  • Optic Atrophy

    How is optic atrophy detected? When making a diagnosis, an eye health professional will look for a pale optic disc which is a clinical sign of optic atrophy.[visionaustralia.org] It is characterized by pale optic disc on funduscopic exam associated with clinical evidence for ONA. Symptoms of ONA migh...[5minuteconsult.com] A pale optic disc suggests a long-standing condition such as compressive, hereditary or toxic neuropathies.[patient.info]

  • Optic Nerve Glioma

    Case 1, a 6-year-old boy, had multiple café-au-lait spots, no light perception OS, Lisch nodules OU, pale optic disc OS, enlarged left optic nerve on computed tomographic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Slit lamp examination revealed rubeosis iridis, a swollen pale optic disc, and vitreous hemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case 2, a 12-year-old boy, had multiple café-au-lait spots, decreased visual acuity OU, Lisch nodules OU, pale optic discs OU, enlarged optic nerves and chiasm on computed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Open Angle Glaucoma

    Fundoscopic examination revealed bilateral mildly paled optic disc with enlarged cupping and reduction of the neural rim.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fundoscopic examination revealed paled optic disc with enlarged disc cupping and reduction of the neural rim in both eyes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Optic Atrophy

    It is characterized by pale optic disc on funduscopic exam associated with clinical evidence for ONA. Symptoms of ONA migh...[5minuteconsult.com] A pale optic disc suggests a long-standing condition such as compressive, hereditary or toxic neuropathies.[patient.info] The optic discs are pale and may be small with excavation. Strabismus and latent nystagmus are often present.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu]

  • Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

    Fundoscopic examination revealed bilateral mildly paled optic disc with enlarged cupping and reduction of the neural rim.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fundus examination demonstrated pale optic discs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Similar but slower changes also involvethe nasal side and eventually the optic disc turns pale.[web.archive.org]

  • Anaplastic Ependymoma

    The fundoscopic examination demonstrated pale optic discs, consistent with secondary optic atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    DiagnosisDiagnosis RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA (RP)RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA (RP) • HistoryHistory • Bone-spicule pigmentBone-spicule pigment • Waxy pale optic discWaxy pale optic disc[slideshare.net] Retinal vessels are very thin and optic disc is pale.)[ojrd.com] optic discPale optic disc  Macula healthyMacula healthy 12.[slideshare.net]

  • Glaucoma

    The eye doctor will also look for other clues such as pallor (pale color), notches in the rim of the optic nerve head, small disc hemorrhages (blood on the edge of the nerve[emedicinehealth.com]

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