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What illness besides MS has optic neritious as a symptom?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Optic neuritis

Optic neuritis can be an isolated condition with no apparent cause.
Long term follow up work has shown many cases of optic neuritis are not related to any condition. Optic neuropathy can also be caused by vascular disorders and neuromyelitis optica, which are both rare.

In brief: Optic neuritis

Optic neuritis can be an isolated condition with no apparent cause.
Long term follow up work has shown many cases of optic neuritis are not related to any condition. Optic neuropathy can also be caused by vascular disorders and neuromyelitis optica, which are both rare.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: A lot

Giant cell arteritis, lyme, syphilis, naion, sarcoid etc.

In brief: A lot

Giant cell arteritis, lyme, syphilis, naion, sarcoid etc.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Optic neuritis

The differential diagnosis for optic neuritis is extensive and includes numerous neurologic, inflammatory, medication related, neoplastic and other causes.
See an eye doctor.

In brief: Optic neuritis

The differential diagnosis for optic neuritis is extensive and includes numerous neurologic, inflammatory, medication related, neoplastic and other causes.
See an eye doctor.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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