A Case Report of ‘Pseudo Tumor Cerebri’

Varun Kumar Reddy TD, Sarath Kumar Reddy B, Lokendranath G, Prabhakar Rao R

Abstract


Pseudo tumor cerebri is a clinical entity of uncertain etiology characterized by intracranial hypertension. The syndrome classically manifests with headaches and visual changes in women with obesity. This case is being presented for the following points: raised ICT, bilateral CN VI palsy, bilateral papilledema (left > right), neck rigidity present without Kernig’s and Brudginski signs. Keeping the history, Neurological findings, investigative results, point to the possibility of raised intracranial pressure with CN VI involvement. The final clinical diagnosis, to the above syndrome, points out to ‘Pseudo-tumor cerebri’.


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