Definition: 'Ischemic Optic Neuropathy'
ischemic optic neuropathyType: Term
1. optic nerve neuropathy secondary to hypoperfusion of the low pressure posterior ciliary arteries supplying the optic nerve head (nonarteritic) or to temporal arteritis (arteritic).
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