James D Benzimra

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Adult patients who present with papilloedema and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure need urgent multidisciplinary assessment including neuroimaging, to exclude life-threatening causes. Where there is no apparent underlying cause for the raised intracranial pressure, patients are considered to have idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). The(More)
CASE A 17-year-old girl presented with a 2-week history of increasingly severe gen-eralised headache that was worse on waking, with blurring of vision and transient visual obscurations. Her visual acuity was 6/24 right eye and 6/36 left eye with a marked constriction of visual fields. Fundus examination showed severe optic disc swelling bilaterally with a(More)
Eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis (EAF) is a rare fibroinflammatory disorder with a predilection for upper respiratory tract submucosa. We report a 45-year-old man with progressive unilateral visual loss secondary to a retroorbital soft tissue mass with histological features consistent with EAF. The patient experienced marked improvement in vision after(More)
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