3-66a - Shunt Vessels (post-papilledema)

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Identifier 3-66a
Title 3-66a - Shunt Vessels (post-papilledema)
Subject Shunt Vessels (post-papilledema)
Description The retino-choroidal collaterals seen with chronic papilledema begin with a "Hairnet" of telangiectasias that gradually winnow down to one or more large collateral tortuous draining channel. The presence of these vessels is evidence of long standing disc swelling. When the CSF pressure is lowered, these collaterals close. (3-66a) Retino-choroidal collateral present (arrow) (3-66d) After treatment of the increased pressure the patient's optic disc drusen were visible and the collateral resolved
Creator Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
Contributor Primary Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Rights Management Copyright 2012. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s699159w
Setname ehsl_novel_jmec
Date Created 2012-06-27
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 180409
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s699159w
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