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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2013;31(1): 45-49.
흔치 않은 원인에 의한 이차두개내압상승
김도형, 오선영 신병수 정슬기 서만욱
전북대학교 의학전문대학원 신경과학교실
Secondary Intracranial Hypertension Due to Unusual Causes
Do-Hyung Kim
Department of Neurology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, Korea
Secondary intracranial hypertension (IH) is a syndrome with various etiologies, including a brain tumor, head trauma, hypoparathyroidism, hydrocephalus, meningitis, drug use, or venous obstruction. It is reasonably straightforward to diagnose secondary IH induced by these diseases. However, diagnosing secondary IH induced by unpredictable extracranial lesion is difficult, and is based largely on subtle neurological symptoms or signs and usually can be achieved by an extracranial evaluation. Here we describe four cases of secondary IH with unusual causes. Key Words: Headache, Secondary intracranial hypertension, Spinal cord tumor