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Bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia due to hydrocephalus: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4069338     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia due to hydrocephalus associated with Arnold-Chiari malformation. The bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia in this case was probably caused by brain stem displacement due to hydrocephalus. This patient was considered to have "arrested" hydrocephalus on the basis of the clinical and computed tomographic findings and the results of the continuous intraventricular pressure monitoring. However, the bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia gradually improved after ventriculoperitoneal shunting.
T Nishizaki; N Tamaki; Y Nishida; S Matsumoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-14     Completed Date:  1986-01-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  822-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arnold-Chiari Malformation / complications*,  diagnosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Hydrocephalus / complications*,  diagnosis
Intracranial Pressure
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / diagnostic use
Ophthalmoplegia / etiology*
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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