Intracranial hypotension

Case contributed by Dr Andrei Kozhanov

Presentation

Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI demonstrates diffuse pachymeningeal thickening and enhancement. There is also rounding of the cross-section of the transverse sinus on a sagittal image consistent with engorgement and acquired tonsillar ectopia.

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of intracranial hypotension. 

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Case information

rID: 62833
Published: 3rd Sep 2018
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2018
Tag: sih
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Moscow City Hospital named after Bakhrushin brothers

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