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Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: case report and relevant review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17499689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is a well-defined clinical entity that is frequently misdiagnosed because little information regarding this type of headache exists in the Emergency Medicine literature. This report presents a case and relevant review of the literature on SIH. An understanding of the characteristic symptomatology, appropriate evaluation, treatment options, and prognosis is essential if the emergency physician is to provide the most appropriate care to these patients.
Robin E Malone; Jeffrey N Love
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2007-03-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-14     Completed Date:  2007-07-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20007, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Emergency Medical Services
Headache / etiology*
Intracranial Hypotension / complications,  diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Spinal Puncture

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