Rating papilloedema: an evaluation of the Frisén classification in idiopathic intracranial hypertension

  title={Rating papilloedema: an evaluation of the Fris{\'e}n classification in idiopathic intracranial hypertension},
  author={Alexandra J Sinclair and Michael A. Burdon and Peter Nightingale and Timothy D. Matthews and Andrew Simon Jacks and Mark C Lawden and Arul Sivaguru and Brent J. Gaskin and Saaeha Rauz and Carl E Clarke and Alexandra K. Ball},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
The appearance of the optic disc is a key measure of disease status in idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). The Frisén classification describes stages of optic disc swelling (grades 0–5). It is the only classification of papilloedema, and is used internationally in clinical and research practice. Despite this, there has been very limited evaluation of the scale. We assessed the inter-rater reproducibility and ability to discriminate optic disc changes over time using the Frisén… CONTINUE READING


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