Optic disc enigma and diabetes

Mendonca, Teena Mariet and Rodrigues, Gladys R and Chandak, Anshul (2021) Optic disc enigma and diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 38 (1). pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

A 60-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus was diagnosed as having papilloedema by an ophthalmologist during routine screening for retinopathy. His recent HbA1c was 64 mmol/mol (8%). Blood pressure was 130/80 mmHg. His best-corrected visual acuity was 20/20 in both eyes. Colour vision, anterior segment examination and intraocular pressure were normal in both eyes. Pupils were briskly reactive to light with no afferent pupillary defect. Fundus examination revealed bilateral, oedematous optic disc with telangiectasia on the disc surface (Figure 1) and no evidence of diabetic retinopathy

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: disc edema,diabetic papillopathy
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Ophthalmology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2021 11:15
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2021 11:15
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/156692

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