Answer: There is significant optic disc edema of the left eye. There is also disc hemorrhage with obscuration of all the major vessels as they leave the disc and almost complete loss of disc structures.
Optic nerve head edema is graded on a Frisen scale, as follows:
- Stage 0 Normal optic disc/no swelling
- Stage 1: Minimal swelling
- Stage 2:
- Stage 3: Low degree swelling
- Stage 4: Marked swelling
- Stage 5: Severe swelling
The findings in this image are consistent stage 5 given 360 degrees of severe optic disc edema.
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