Papilledema

by Teri Robert, Lead Expert

Papilledema: swelling of the optic nerve.

Papilledema can be a symptom of pseudotumor cerebri, aka idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH).

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Medical review by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD.


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Last updated May 4, 2010

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