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Optic disk in Papilledema vs. Glaucoma Papilledema: - Increased intracranial pressure can be visualized as a swelling of the optic disc (papilledema) due to compression and restriction of blood flow through the central vein of the retina since the subarachnoid space surrounds the blood vessels within the optic nerve
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Unformatted text preview: Glaucoma-intraoculular pressure increases due to an accumulation of aqueous humor-optic disk bulges out toward optic nerve (PICTURE) *I got the information from Dr. Laird’s lecture and then the pictures from emedicine and the bottom one from national glaucoma foundation*...
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