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Unformatted text preview: • Urethritis • Conjunctivitis • Seronegative arthritis Behcet’s disease • Oral / genital ulceration • Uveitis • +/- arthritis Optic atrophy • Pale Optic discs represents loss of nerve fibres in the nerve head. • Vision is usually reduced. • Relative afferent pupillary defect may also be present. • Causes of pale optic dis include: o Compression of optic nerve – orbital or chiasmal disease o Ischaemic optic neuropathy o Retinal artery / vein occlusion o Glaucoma – disc pathologically cupped o Optic neuritis – previous visual loss / query multiple sclerosis o Inherited optic nerve disease – Leber's optic neuropathy o Inherited retinal disease o Toxic optic neuropathy – heavy metals o Tobacco-alcohol, nutritional – B12 deficiency and cyanide toxicity...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10