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Is there a connection between optic nerve atrophy and pseudotumor cerebri?
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Increase pressure
When spinal fluid pressure increase it compromise blood flow to the optic nerves.

In brief: Increase pressure
When spinal fluid pressure increase it compromise blood flow to the optic nerves.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Ophthalmology
In brief: Pseudo tumor cerebri
If papilledema of the optic nerves from pseudotumor cerebri goes untreated it will lead to vision loss and optic atrophy.

In brief: Pseudo tumor cerebri
If papilledema of the optic nerves from pseudotumor cerebri goes untreated it will lead to vision loss and optic atrophy.
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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