Dissertation > Medicine, health > Neurology and psychiatry > Neurology

The Analysis of Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension Syndrome in 17 Cases

Author XuMingMing
Tutor ZhengJinZhi
School Zhejiang University
Course Neurology
Keywords Primary low intracranial pressure Headache Magnetic resonance
CLC R741
Type Master's thesis
Year 2007
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[ Objective] To investigate the clinical features of primary intracranial hypotension syndrome , pathogenesis , cerebrospinal fluid ( CSF ) and imaging changes . [Methods ] Retrospective analysis of clinical data of 17 patients with primary low intracranial pressure syndrome . [Results ] All patients had orthostatic headache, in some cases accompanied by nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears , dizziness, stiff neck ; lumbar puncture pressures were lower than 70mmH 2 < / sub > O , CSF may contain a few red blood cells , protein content increased ; brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows subdural effusion, subdural hematoma and diffuse dural enhancement . [Conclusion] understanding of the primary low intracranial pressure syndrome clinical features , pathogenesis , CSF and MRI performance is critical , the disease should be alert to the occurrence of a subdural hematoma , and note with subarachnoid hemorrhage identification.

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