Headache secondary to intracranial hypotension.

  title={Headache secondary to intracranial hypotension.},
  author={W I Schievink and Constance R Deline},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  volume={18 11},
Intracranial hypotension is known to occur as a result of spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaking, which may be iatrogenic, traumatic, or spontaneous. Headache is usually, but not always, orthostatic. Spontaneous cases are recognized more readily than in previous decades as a result of a greater awareness of clinical presentations and typical cranial magnetic resonance imaging findings. An underlying disorder of connective tissue that predisposes to weakness of the dura is implicated in… CONTINUE READING
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