Idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky

Presentation

Chronic headache

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
  • partial empty sella turcica  
  • enlarged Meckel cave  
  • enlarged CSF space around the oculomotor nerve in the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus
  • mild bilateral optic nerve hydrops with tortious course 

Case Discussion

A young patient with chronic headache. MRI features support the possibility of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

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Case information

rID: 67646
Published: 26th Apr 2019
Last edited: 1st May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Dar El Ashaa Center

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