Bilateral jugular foraminal stenosis in a patient with benign osteopetrosis associated with pseudotumor cerebri syndrome.

@article{Mirsadeghi2009BilateralJF,
  title={Bilateral jugular foraminal stenosis in a patient with benign osteopetrosis associated with pseudotumor cerebri syndrome.},
  author={Sayed Mohammad Haji Mirsadeghi and Ali Tayebi Meybodi and Farideh Nejat and Hooshang Saberi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={804-7}
}
One of the prominent causes of pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) syndrome is increased impedance of the venous outflow tracts of the brain. Theoretically, this is a justified mechanism for raised intracranial pressure; yet, there had been few cases of such a scenario reported in the literature, and to the authors' knowledge no case of PTC due to benign osteopetrosis has been reported to date. The present case occurred in a 19-year-old woman with a constellation of signs and symptoms compatible with PTC… CONTINUE READING