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Papilloedema or pseudopapilloedema? Computed tomography to the rescue!
  1. P T Ashwin,
  2. R R Sivaraj,
  3. L Wehbeh
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, West Midlands Deanery, West Midlands, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr P T Ashwin
 3 Oakhill Drive, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 3PP, UK; pammal.ashwin{at}

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A 61 year old man was investigated for suspected papilloedema (fig 1). He was completely asymptomatic and was not receiving any regular drug treatment. The finding was picked up on a routine visit to his optician. Incidentally, this was his first visit in 10 years. On examination, he was found to have no general or neurological signs …

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