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Optic nerve head drusen in black patients.

Authors
  • Thurtell, Matthew J
  • Biousse, Valérie
  • Bruce, Beau B
  • Newman, Nancy J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
13–16
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e3182268655
PMID: 21788909
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

ONHD are rare in blacks, possibly due to the presence of a larger cup-to-disc ratio or a lack of predisposing genetic factors. Visual field defects are common in black patients with both exposed and buried ONHD.

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