papilloedemamedical dictionary

<ophthalmology> Oedema of the optic disk (papilla), most commonly due to increased intracranial pressure, malignant hypertension or thrombosis of the central retinal vein.

Synonyms: choked disk.

American spelling: papilledema

(15 Nov 1997)

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