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Optic Disc Swelling

Optic Disc Swelling

Optic Disc Swelling Optic disc edema is seen as blurring of the disc margins. Nerve fibers anterior to lamina cribrosa swell due to obstruction of axoplasmic flow at level of lamina choroidalis or lamina scleralis Orthograde transport (ganglion cells to LGB): slow component = 2mm/day; fast component = 500mm/day Retrograde transport (LGB to ganglion cells) Mechanism: ischemia, inflammation, increased intracranial ... Read More »

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