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Surgical treatment of chronic papilloedema in children.
  1. F A Billson and
  2. R L Hudson

    Abstract

    A surgical technique for optic nerve decompression in children is described and contrasted with other techniques described in the literature. The operation was effective in relieving long-standing disc oedema in two cases in which the swelling was due to raised intracranial pressure. Photographic evidence is presented. The indications for surgery and how its effect is exerted are discussed.

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