Intracranial hypotension (mnemonic)

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 6 Mar 2019

A useful mnemonic to remember the features of intracranial hypotension is:



  • S: subdural fluid collections
  • E: enhancement of the pachymeninges
  • E: engorgement of the venous sinuses
  • P: pituitary hyperemia
  • S: sagging brain

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