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Flashcards in [idiopathic intracranial hypertension] Deck (6)
1

[IIH]: when would you suspect this ?

presents as if with SOL but none found

2

[IIH]: what are the classical signs

papilloedema
6th nerve palsy
visual problems

3

[IIH]: what is preserved in IIH (2)

cognition
conciousness

4

[IIH]: what is the major worry?

permanent visual loss (10%)

5

[IIH]: can often be 2ry to ....

venous sinus thrombosis

6

[IIH]: Tx? (3)

wt loss
acetazolamide
loop diuretics