Drusen of the optic nerve head | definition of drusen of the optic nerve head by Medical dictionary
drusen of the optic nerve head
dru·sen of the op·tic nerve head
basophilic, laminated, calcareous acellular masses that resemble crystals within the nerve head, anterior to the lamina cribrosa, that may simulate papilledema and/or cause visual field defects.
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A comparison of imaging techniques for diagnosing drusen of the optic nerve head
. Arch Ophthalmol.
Drusen of the optic nerve head are relatively benign and asymptomatic.
A new fundus image was done, which showed drusen of the optic nerve head, which were no longer masked by hemorrhages.