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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 1475-1477

Unilateral high myopia leading to asymmetric disc edema in idiopathic intracranial hypertension


Centre for Sight Group of Eye Hospitals, Delhi NCR, India

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Dr. Sumit Monga
A-805, Prateek Stylome, Sector 45, Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1799_19

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Asymmetrical disc edema in idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is an uncommon finding, with an unclear understanding. This report reinforces the importance of recognizing this entity in IIH diagnosis, and not misdiagnose the condition as unilateral disc edema. In this unique report, the causative association of asymmetric optic disc edema, with optic nerve kink, due to unilateral high myopia, is documented.


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