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Optic Disk Drusen

"Optic Disk Drusen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Optic disk bodies composed primarily of acid mucopolysaccharides that may produce pseudopapilledema (elevation of the optic disk without associated INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION) and visual field deficits. Drusen may also occur in the retina (see RETINAL DRUSEN). (Miller et al., Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p355)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Optic Disk Drusen" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Optic Disk Drusen" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2013
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