optic disk drusenmedical dictionary

Hyaline bodies occurring in the intra-ocular portion of the optic nerve. They are distinguished from retinal drusen, which lie beneath the retinal pigment epithelium. This disorder is differentiated also from papilloedema by the absence of dilated retinal vessels.

(12 Dec 1998)

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