The Diagnostic Process of a Patient with Bilateral Physiological Blind Spot Enlargement

  • Xiaojing Pan
  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


In a “slender” female with an enlarged physiological blind spot in both eyes, bilateral optic disc edema was observed during ophthalmologic examination, and intracranial pressure increase was also found during neurologic consultation, but the head MRI showed no abnormality. Was the condition benign intracranial hypertension? What enlightenment did the full blood examination give us? What was the culprit?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Pan
    • 1
  • Ning Fan
    • 2
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Institute, Qingdao Eye HospitalQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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