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Optic Disk Drusen

Optic disk bodies composed primarily of acid mucopolysaccharides that may produce pseudopapilledema (elevation of the optic disk without associated INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION) and visual field deficits. Drusen may also occur in the retina (see RETINAL DRUSEN). (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p355)

Year introduced: 1991(1990)

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Tree Number(s): C10.292.700.450, C11.640.513

MeSH Unique ID: D015594

Entry Terms:

  • Optic Disc Drusen
  • Drusen, Optic Nerve
  • Optic Nerve Drusen
  • Drusen, Optic Disc
  • Optic Disc Drusens
  • Drusen, Optic Disk
  • Optic Disk Drusens

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