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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Optic Atrophy

    Atrophy of the optic disk which may be congenital or acquired. This condition indicates a deficiency in the number of nerve fibers which arise in the RETINA and converge to form the OPTIC DISK; OPTIC NERVE; OPTIC CHIASM; and optic tracts. GLAUCOMA; ISCHEMIA; inflammation, a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure, toxins, optic nerve compression, and inherited conditions (see OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY) are relatively common causes of this condition.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optic atrophy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optic atrophy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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