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  • n. A swelling of the optic disc caused by intracranial pressure

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  • n. swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure

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  • Ocular pathology such as vitreous body hemorrhage, papilledema, and central retinal artery occlusion were excluded.

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  • - Papilledema: People with OSA may have a higher incidence of papilledema, swelling of the optic nerve in both eyes.

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  • There have also been reports, including fatalities, of cardiac tamponade, cerebral edema, increased intracranial pressure, papilledema, and GI perforation.

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