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October 1976

Hemorrhages With Optic Nerve Drusen: A Differentiation From Early Papilledema

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Wills Eye Hospital, and the Department of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia (Drs Corbett and Schatz), the Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va (Dr Winkleman), and the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (Dr Hitchings).

Arch Neurol. 1976;33(10):675-677. doi:10.1001/archneur.1976.00500100009005

• The distinction between early papilledema and drusen of the optic disk may be made more difficult by the presence of hemorrhages. We report five patients with drusen of the optic disk and associated hemorrhages. The distinguishing characteristics of both conditions are described.