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137 Possible Causes for Photophobia, Photopsia

  • Migraine

    Photopsia, fortification spectra, and the slow propagation of a scintillating scotoma across the visual field are typical diagnostic features of the visual aura of migraine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At 2 h postdose, DFN-11 was also significantly superior to placebo for freedom from photophobia (P 0.0056) and phonophobia (P 0.0167).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She reported continuous bright and colorful lights, palinopsia, floaters, nyctalopsia, and photopsia. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    ICP damage to structures of the CNS and especially to the optical nerve fibers References: [2] Clinical features Diffuse headaches Visual symptoms Transient vision loss Photopsia[amboss.com] […] present a 38-year old primigravid renal transplant patient at 7 weeks of gestation who presented with 2 weeks of intense, throbbing, holocranial headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presentation is usually with headaches, visual problems (transient or gradual visual loss), pulse-synchronous tinnitus , photopsia and eye pain 15 .[radiopaedia.org]

  • Uveitis

    Inflammation in the back of the eye is commonly characterized by: Floaters Blurred vision Photopsia or seeing flashing lights Uveitis is usually an isolated illness, but can[en.wikipedia.org] […] eye; consensual photophobia is typical of iritis, whereas photophobia due to more superficial causes, such as conjunctivitis, is direct but not consensual.[emedicine.com] RESULTS: A 30-year-old man presented with headaches, ocular pain, photophobia, and blurred vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anterior Uveitis

    She had no discharge, mild pain and intense photophobia. She was referred to the acute eye clinic after 1 day and she was noted to have acute anterior uveitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Posterior uveitis • painless decreased visual acuity, floaters, photopsia, metamorphopsia, scotomata, nyctalopia, or a combination of these.[slideshare.net] A 14-year-old girl was seen for pain, redness, and photophobia shortly after finishing a cycle of high-dose Ara-C.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    ., photopsia), confusion, nausea, hepatic-enzyme elevation, rash, and photosensitivity.[doi.org] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[icd9data.com] Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, photophobia, confusion and irritability (exhibited by uncontrolled cry in children).[symptoma.com]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Drug intoxication can also bring about the following: photopsia, photophobia, snowy vision, transient amblyopia or scotomata, yellow halos around lights (xanthopsia) and decreased[symptoma.com] […] include fatigue, drowsiness, general muscle weakness, and visual disturbances such as blurring of vision, yellow-green or white halos around visual images, light flashes, photophobia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] neurologic manifestations (lethargy, fatigue, delirium, confusion, disorientation) Visual changes are varied and may include chromatopsia (alterations in color vision), diplopia, photophobia[ucsfmed.wordpress.com]

  • Iritis

    […] common is the presence of pain and photophobia. [4] Posterior uveitis [ edit ] Inflammation in the back of the eye is commonly characterized by: Floaters Blurred vision Photopsia[en.wikipedia.org] They may also have consensual photophobia, characterized by photophobia when light is directed to the unaffected eye.[symptoma.com] Abstract Acute iritis, which is often seen in young adults, may cause red eye, photophobia, and aching discomfort.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Retinopathy

    Ocular side effects are common with high doses, Decreased vision to photopsias, xanthopsia and scotomas.[slideshare.net] In keratopathy, patients complain of halos around light and photophobia.[eyewiki.aao.org] Presentation - gradual onset of dimming of the vision and associated shimmering photopsia (flashes of light).[patient.info]

  • Ophthalmoplegic Migraine

    He also had vomiting and photophobia. Later the intensity of headache decreased and it became dun ache.[docksci.com] He described the pain at the onset of the headache as 10 out of 10 in intensity and it was associated with photophobia and nausea.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] 2000 –gastritis 18 years ago –history of migrene 1-2 ictus/year Present clinical presentation increasing left frontal headache initially retrobulbar acute nausea, vomiting, photophobia[ismrmforms.org]

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    A 22-year-old white man presented with photopsia of 3-year duration despite a corrected distance visual acuity of 20/20 in both eyes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One year after the photopsia onset, the patient experienced an episode of seizures with generalized tonic-clonic movements.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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