Optic Disc Edema with Macular Star or Neuroretinitis
Title: Optic Disc Edema with Macular Star or Neuroretinitis
Author: Krista Kinard
Keywords/Main Subjects: Neuroretinitis; Macular star; Optic nerve edema; Optic nerve edema with macular star
Secondary CORE Categories: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Infectious Uveitis / Uveitis
Brief Description: This is a case study of a teenage female who presented with neck pain, neck stiffness, tinnitus, and blurry vision OU. On examination, dilated fundoscopic exam showed disc edema and macular star OU and mild vitreous cell. A discussion of the extensive differential diagnosis and methods of differentiating these items including appropriate laboratory testing are discussed. A discussion of the differences between neuroretinitis and optic disc edema with macular star is presented.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds