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dc.contributor.authorZakaria, Zaitun
dc.contributor.authorFenton, Eoin
dc.contributor.authorSattar, Muhammad Taufiq
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-14T10:49:25Z
dc.date.available2013-10-14T10:49:25Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationAcute surgical management in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. 2012, 2012: BMJ Case Repen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1757-790X
dc.identifier.pmid23239783
dc.identifier.doi10.1136/bcr-2012-007949
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/303390
dc.description.abstractIdiopathic intracranial hypertension is a headache syndrome with progressive symptoms of raised intracranial pressure. Most commonly, it is a slow process where surveillance and medical management are the main treatment modalities. We describe herein an acute presentation with bilateral sixth nerve palsies, papilloedema and visual deterioration, where acute surgical intervention was a vision-saving operation.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to BMJ case reportsen_GB
dc.subjectHYPERTENSIONen_GB
dc.subjectSURGERYen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdult
dc.subject.meshFemale
dc.subject.meshHumans
dc.subject.meshPseudotumor Cerebri
dc.titleAcute surgical management in idiopathic intracranial hypertension.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. zakariaz@tcd.ieen_GB
dc.identifier.journalBMJ case reportsen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen
html.description.abstractIdiopathic intracranial hypertension is a headache syndrome with progressive symptoms of raised intracranial pressure. Most commonly, it is a slow process where surveillance and medical management are the main treatment modalities. We describe herein an acute presentation with bilateral sixth nerve palsies, papilloedema and visual deterioration, where acute surgical intervention was a vision-saving operation.


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