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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function.

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  • Optic neuritis is caused by inflammation of the optic nerve, which is located between the back of the eye and the brain.
  • Optic neuritis is diagnosed by clinical presentation as well as visualization of the optic disc using an ophthalmoscope.
  • Reoccurrence of optic neuritis is not uncommon.
  • "Oh, just the usual psychic neuritis and neuralgia." for more
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