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Possible Causes For Blindness in Elderly - Causes


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Eye puncture/globe injury
Head trauma
Trauma, brain
Eyeball injury
Brain Contusion
Retina tear
Brain injury, massive
Cataract, traumatic
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Corneal burn/heat injury
Keratitis, exposure
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Eye surgery/misadventure
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Corneal ulcer, dendritic/serpigenous
Keratitis, dendritic
Keratoconjunctivitis, herpetic
Herpes Zoster, ophthalmic
Trachoma/Chlamydia trachoma
Infected organ, Abscesses
Vitreous, abscess
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Papillitis/Optic Disk inflammation
Neoplastic Disorders
Eye tumors
Occipital lobe tumor
Optic glioma
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Temporal/Craniotemporal arteritis
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Diabetes mellitus
Retinopathy, diabetic
Cataract, diabetic
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Lens absence
Optic atrophy-ataxia syndrome
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Macular degeneration
Optic atrophy, idiopathic
Optic atrophy, primary
Pigmentary retinal dystrophy
Stargardt disease/macular degeneration
Cornea polymorphic dystrophy
Retina, pigmentary degeneration
Wet macular degeneration syndrome
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Refractive optometric/problem
Vitreous, hemorrhage
Cataract, zonular
Corneal opacity/scar
Lens dislocation, acquired
Phthisis bulbi/Globe collapse/Eye
Retina detachment
Scleromalacia perforans
Cataract, anterior polar
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Cerebral vascular accident
Optic neuritis, ischemic
Retinal hemorrhage
Arteriosclerosis, retina
Retinopathy, vascular
Occipital lobe stroke
Optic artery occlusion
Optic nerve infarction
Retinal artery occlusion/branch
Retinal embolism
Retinal vein thrombosis/central
Retinal Artery Occlusion/Thrombosis
Functional, Physiologic Variant Disorders
Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Glaucoma/acute angle closure/cyclic crs
Glaucoma, narrow angle
Glaucoma, open angle
Glaucoma, secondary
Glaucoma, low tension
Reference to Organ System
Optic atrophy, secondary
Optic Neuritis
Retina, neovascularization, peripheral
Retinitis proliferans
Retinopathy, advanced
Corneal vascularization
Optic neuropathy
Retinitis pigmentosa
Cortical blindness
Keratitis bullosa
Keratitis disciformis
Myopia, malignant type/progressive
Occipital lobe disorder/lesion
Keratitis, nonparalytic
Proliferative retinopathy
Chiasmal syndrome
Heirarchical Major Groups
Cornea disorder
Retinal disorder
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Chemical burn/cornea
Toxic retinopathy
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)