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Low cerebrospinal fluid pressure syndromes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15062528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Only 12 years ago the first report on pachymeningeal gadolinium enhancement in low-pressure headaches appeared in the literature. In this short interval the enormous impact of MRI on so-called "spontaneous intracranial hypotension" and "low-pressure head-aches" has become obvious. A much broader clinical and imaging spectrum of the disease is now recognized and a substantially larger number of patients is diagnosed. In the past decade there has been remarkable progress in understanding this disorder and its associated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics. Some of the older concepts or presumptions have been challenged while novel observations continue to appear in the literature. We are still in the learning phase.
Bahram Mokri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0733-8619     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-27     Completed Date:  2004-08-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-74, vi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / pathology
Diverticulum / complications,  pathology
Intracranial Hypotension / cerebrospinal fluid*,  diagnosis,  etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Meninges / pathology

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