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Author Sreedharan, S. E. ♦ Sarathchandran, Pournamy ♦ Menon, R. G. ♦ Chellenton, J. ♦ Sylaja, P. N.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher British Journal of Neurosurgery
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Diseases
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Nervous System Diseases ♦ Diseases ♦ Therapeutics ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Subject Keyword Critical Care
Abstract Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) are common considerations in young patients presenting with isolated intracranial hypertension. We report two patients with progressive visual failure and polyradiculopathy with arefl exic quadriparesis, secondary to raised intracranial pressure (ICP). Both underwent cerebrospinal fl uid diversion with complete recovery. Such a fulminant presentation of raised ICP with an excellent outcome has rarely been reported in the literature.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal BRITISH JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY
Volume Number 26
Issue Number 4
Page Count 3
Starting Page 558
Ending Page 560