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"Optic Nerve Injuries" 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.

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Injuries to the optic nerve induced by a trauma to the face or head. These may occur with closed or penetrating injuries. Relatively minor compression of the superior aspect of orbit may also result in trauma to the optic nerve. Clinical manifestations may include visual loss, PAPILLEDEMA, and an afferent pupillary defect.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Optic Nerve Injuries" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Optic Nerve Injuries" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 62 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2012
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