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Table 1 Differential Diagnosis of Optic Disc Swelling

From: Behcet's disease presenting with cerebral vasculitis: a case report

  PAPILEDEMA PAPILLITIS
Pain Headache Pain with eye movements
Laterality Bilateral Unilateral
Visual Acuity Usually good Diminished
Color Vision Normal Disturbed
Relative afferent pupil defect Absent Present
Vitreus cells Absent May be in posterior vitreus
Venous pulsation Absent Present
Optic disc cupping Disappeared Normal
Hemorrhages and exudates around the optic disc Usually present Rarely
Visual Field Enlarged blind spot Ceco-central scotoma