A 12-year-old girl developed headaches and bilateral optic disk edema due to malignant hypertension. Optic disk edema in most of these cases is probably on the spectrum of ischemic optic neuropathy rather than increased intracranial pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-49
Number of pages8
JournalSurvey of Ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002


  • Malignant hypertension
  • Optic disk edema
  • Papilledema

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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