The COMS Grading Scheme: Graded Features

Optic disc pallor

The optic disc normally has a pinkish hue with a central yellowish depression.  Optic disc pallor is a pale yellow discoloration that can be segmental or generalized.  This determination is made on color photographs.  Comparison to initial visit photographs or photographs of the fellow eye was necessary to make this determination.


General: (standard)

Optic disc pallor, before Optic disc pallor,before initial
Optic disc pallor, after Optic disc pallor, after follow-up
Optic Disc Pallor    
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last updated: 06-27-2006