Optic neuritis

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ICD10 Diagnosis
Dx: Optic neuritis
ICD10 code: H46
Pre-ICD10 counterpart: none assigned
Charlson/ALERT Scale: none
APACHE Como Component: none
APACHE Acute Component: none
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Additional Info

  • Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve. Usually causes Blindness, one eye. Most cases result from demyelinating disease (like Multiple sclerosis).
  • Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve, caused by damage to and loss of the protective sheath (myelin) surrounding this nerve that is so vital for good vision. Demyelinating optic neuritis is another term for this eye condition. Vision symptoms from optic neuritis can include blurring and blind spots.

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