Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. V. Optic disc edema an early sign.

@article{Hayreh1981AnteriorIO,
  title={Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. V. Optic disc edema an early sign.},
  author={S. S. Sohan Singh Hayreh},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1981},
  volume={99 6},
  pages={1030-40}
}
Four unusual patients had bilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION). In all four cases, AION developed in the first eye with the classic presentation. The fellow eye had symptomless optic disc edema (ODE) with no subjective or objective visual loss initially, but the classic AION clinical picture developed later on. The findings indicate that symptomless ODE may precede the visual loss in AION and could constitute the earliest sign of this disease. Since ODE in AION is due to… CONTINUE READING
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