optic neuritis

optic neuritis
optic neuritis n inflammation of the optic nerve

* * *

* * *

inflammation of the optic nerve; the two principal types, named according to the part of the nerve affected, are intraocular optic n. (or papillitis) and retrobulbar optic n.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Optic neuritis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H46, G44.848 ICD 9 377.30 …   Wikipedia

  • optic neuritis — ▪ pathology        inflammation of the optic nerve (the second cranial nerve). The inflammation causes a fairly rapid loss of vision in the affected eye (eye, human), a new blind spot (a scotoma, usually in or near the centre of the visual field) …   Universalium

  • optic neuritis — see retrobulbar neuritis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • optic neuritis — noun The inflammation of the optic nerve that may cause a complete or partial loss of vision …   Wiktionary

  • optic neuritis — noun : inflammation of the optic nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Optic neuropathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H46 The optic nerve contains axons of nerve cells that emerge from the retina, leave the eye at the optic disc, and go to the visual cortex where input from the eye is processed into vision. There are… …   Wikipedia

  • Optic disc drusen — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H47.3 ICD 9 377.21 …   Wikipedia

  • Optic nerve hypoplasia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q07.81 ICD 9 377.43, 743.57 …   Wikipedia

  • Optic disc — Interior of posterior half of bulb of left eye. The veins are darker in appearance than the arteries …   Wikipedia

  • Неврит Ретробульбарный (Retrobulbar Neuritis, Optic Neuritis) — воспаление проходящего позади глазного яблока зрительного нерва, в результате которого у человека наблюдается значительное ухудшение зрения. Если воспаление поражает начальные участки нерва и диск зрительного нерва, оно называется воспалением… …   Медицинские термины

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”