Idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Rashed


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Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

Tortuous optic nerve with prominent surrounding subarachnoid space (optic nerve hydrops). Empty sella turcica also evident.

No intracranial space occupying lesions. Major arterial and venous flow voids present. No Chiari malformation.

Case Discussion

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri) is a syndrome with signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure where no structural cause can be identified.



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Case information

rID: 52315
Published: 5th Apr 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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