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Spontaneous low cerebrospinal fluid pressure headache: an emergency medicine perspective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23283124     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACTSpontaneous low cerebrospinal fluid pressure headaches are a rare but treatable cause of debilitating headaches. The condition is characterized by a postural headache in the absence of any recent spinal procedures and is exacerbated when upright and relieved when supine. Diagnosis and treatment are often delayed, however, due to a lack of recognition and awareness, as illustrated by this case report of a patient who had multiple emergency department visits before further investigations were sought.
Authors:
Justin S Ahn; Cigdem Akincioglu; Irene Gulka; Grant Coome
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  CJEM     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1481-8035     ISO Abbreviation:  CJEM     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100893237     Medline TA:  CJEM     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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