Definition of Retrobulbar neuritis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the optic nerve behind the eye; common in multiple sclerosis.

Generic synonyms: Neuritis



Medical Definition of Retrobulbar neuritis

1. Optic neuritis without swelling of the optic disk. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retrobulbar Neuritis

retroactiveness
retroactivities
retroactivity
retroacts
retroaddition
retroadditions
retroadductor space
retroauricular
retroauricular lymph nodes
retroazimuthal
retrobuccal
retrobulbar
retrobulbar abscess
retrobulbar anaesthesia
retrobulbar haemorrhage
retrobulbar neuritis (current term)
retrocaecal
retrocaecal abscess
retrocaecal lymph nodes
retrocaecal recess
retrocalcaneobursitis
retrocardiac
retrocausal
retrocausality
retrocaval
retrocaval ureter
retrocede
retroceded
retrocedent
retrocedent gout

Literary usage of Retrobulbar neuritis

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1. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"(6) retrobulbar neuritis. 102.—retrobulbar neuritis is located in the orbital division of the optic nerve. Hence, upon ophthalmoscopic examination, ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs, Alexander Duane (1899)
"Owing to the absence of distinct ophthalmoscopic changes in the recent cases, the diagnosis of retrobulbar neuritis must be made from the other symptoms, ..."

3. A Handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment by Henry Rosborough Swanzy (1897)
"The two following diseases—chronic retrobulbar neuritis or central amblyopia, and optic neuritis with persistent dropping from the nostril—must be treated ..."

4. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"Prognosis.— The prognosis is unfavorable. Partial or complete blindness will usually result. retrobulbar neuritis. Definition.—An inflammation of the optic ..."

5. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1919)
"A case of retrobulbar neuritis manifesting itself clinically by a sudden onset of ... That tonsillar infection may excite a retrobulbar neuritis is ..."

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