intracranial hypotension


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in·tra·cra·ni·al hy·po·ten·sion

subnormal pressure of cerebrospinal fluid; most commonly following lumbar puncture and associated with headache, nausea, vomiting, stiffness of the neck, and sometimes fever; may also result from dehydration.
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(2006) Spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks and intracranial hypotension. JAMA 295, 2286-2296.
Successful treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension due to prominent cervical cerebrospinal fluid leak with cervical epidural blood patch.
Kuehne, "Abducens nerve palsy in spontaneous intracranial hypotension," Neurology, vol.
Moser, "Treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension with percutaneous placement of a fibrin sealant: Report of four cases," Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
For patients with hemorrhagic stroke after spine surgeries, it is the most important that the CSF leakage and intracranial hypotension must be controlled.
Benign intracranial hypotension is caused by one or more spinal CSF leaks.
Subdural haematoma: A potentially serious consequence of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2003; 74: 752-5.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: Morphological findings and CSF flow dynamics studied by MRI.
Flattening of the ventral pons along the surface of the clivus suggest intracranial hypotension.
Seven patients with spontaneous intracranial hypotension were treated conservatively: of these, four responded to drug treatment and three underwent a lumbar autologous epidural blood patch (EBP).

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