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Pseudotumor cerebri secondary to dural sinus thrombosis in neurosarcoidosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8106644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudotumor cerebri as a presenting manifestation of neurosarcoidosis is rare. This case reported herein had pseudotumor cerebri secondary to dural sinus thrombosis as a presenting feature of neurosarcoidosis without known systemic sarcoidosis. Proper systemic steroid therapy resulted in ocular and systemic recovery. Neurosarcoidosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri in patients with unusual neurological findings.
Y A Akova; T Kansu; S Duman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0272-846X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neuroophthalmol     Publication Date:  1993 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-21     Completed Date:  1994-03-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109051     Medline TA:  J Clin Neuroophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Teaching Hospital, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis
Contrast Media
Gadolinium DTPA
Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Organometallic Compounds
Papilledema / drug therapy,  etiology
Pentetic Acid / analogs & derivatives
Pseudotumor Cerebri / diagnosis,  etiology*
Sarcoidosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial / complications*,  diagnosis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 0/Glucocorticoids; 0/Organometallic Compounds; 67-43-6/Pentetic Acid; 7440-54-2/Gadolinium; 80529-93-7/Gadolinium DTPA

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