Sir i read with interest the report by huseman and torkelson1 concerning the development of pseudotumor cerebri following treatment of hypothyroidism and would. Pseudotumor cerebri is a syndrome of increased intracranial pressure, normal cerebrospinal fluid values, and a normal cerebral ventricles on brain imaging studies a patient with a diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri was admitted to the authors' hospital twice within a 25-year interval and treated. A team of interventional neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons at johns hopkins reports wide success with a new procedure to treat pseudotumor cerebri, a rare but potentially blinding condition marked by excessive pressure inside the skull, caused by a dangerous narrowing of a vein located at the. Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder related to high pressure in the brain it causes signs and symptoms of a brain tumor it is also called intracranial hypertension. View this abstract online idiopathic intracranial hypertension: pseudotumor cerebri headache 2014 54(2):389-93 (issn: 1526-4610) kosmorsky gs.
Medical intelligence from the new england journal of medicine pseudotumor cerebri associated with initiation of levothyroxine therapy for juvenile hypothyroidism medical intelligence from the new england journal of medicine pseudotumor cerebri associated with hematology/oncology. Correspondence: giuseppe visani, md, institute of hematology ser gnoli, university of bologna, policlinico s orsola, via massarenti 9, 40138 pseudotumor cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertensionis a neurological syndrome charac. All-trans retinoic acid-induced pseudotumor cerebri during induction therapy for acute promyelocytic leukemia: a case report and literature review. Pseudotumor cerebri/idiopathic intracranial hypertension in children: an experience of a tertiary care hospital department of pediatrics, ankara pediatrics, hematology-oncology training and research hospital, ankara pseudotumor cerebri/etiology. Hematology history of medicine humanities hypertension images in neurology the authors suggest that this patient had pseudotumor cerebri (ptc) due to anemia, and, therefore lubow m 'pseudo' pseudotumor cerebri in aplastic anemia arch ophthalmol 1991109.
Hemophilic pseudotumor: an important differential diagnosis of an intracranial mass anderson cl(1) author information: (1)division of pediatric hematology-oncology department of radiology, university of miami, miami, fl hemophilic pseudotumor cerebri/complications. Objective: to describe a case of pseudotumor cerebri associated with the administration of intermediate-dose cytarabine case summary: john a fort md, division of hematology/oncology, miami children's hospital, miami, fl. Optic disc swelling that is caused by increased intracranial pressure the swelling is usually bilateral and can occur over a period of hours to weeks causes include brain tumor/abscess, meningitis, cerebral hemorrhage, encephalitis, pseudotumor cerebri immediate neuroimaging to rule out mass. Division of hematology/oncology, assistant professor division of hematology/oncology, assistant professor rowe jm, tallman ms pseudotumor cerebri in acute promyelocytic leukemia patients on intergroup protocol 0129: clinical description and recommendations for new diagnostic. Hematology history of medicine humanities hypertension images in neurology imaging immunology and louisiana over one year to determine the annual incidence of pseudotumor cerebri in residents of iowa and louisiana the results were similar for both states in iowa.
Bottom line: backgroundconclusionsminocycline-associated pseudotumor cerebri is not always a self-limited condition and may require aggressive medical or surgical management. Urticaria, nephritis, and pseudotumor cerebri cleveland clinic journal of medicine 1990 march57(2) there have been six previously recorded cases of urticarial vasculitis associated with pseudotumor cerebri hematology hospice & palliative medicine imaging immunology.
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension shunting (pseudotumor cerebri) medtronic offers the adjustable strata nsc lp valve as part of a lumboperitoneal (lp) shunt system, indicated for the treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension 1. Left optic disc with moderate chronic papilledema in a patient with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri) paton lines (arc-shaped retinal wrinkles concentric with the disc margin) are seen along the temporal side of the optic nerve head. Headache is a frequent symptom in sickle cell disease (scd) that usually is attributable to anemia or cerebrovascular disease we report 3 pediatric patients with scd (1 patient with scd-sc and 2 patients with scd-ss) who presented with headache and were diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri (pc. Because of the threat of blindness, it is very important for patients who have symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri to be evaluated by a specialist who has experience with this condition.