Intracranial hypotension

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra

Presentation

Postural headache, nausea and vomitting

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Bilateral subdural collections are seen with reduced mild enlargement of pituitary gland and reduced mamillopontine distance.

Prominence of flow voids of venous sinuses seen.

No tonsillar descent.

Screening of cervical spine also shows extradural collections and prominence of epidural venous plexus.

Case Discussion

Above findings in a young female with the given history suggests the possibility of intracranial hypotension.

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Case information

rID: 70316
Published: 13th Aug 2019
Last edited: 15th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Getwell Poly Clinic & Hospital

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