Hypertrophic pachymeningitis: varied manifestations of a single disease entity.

@article{Prabhakar2002HypertrophicPV,
  title={Hypertrophic pachymeningitis: varied manifestations of a single disease entity.},
  author={Sudesh S. Prabhakar and Rohit Bhatia and Vivek Lal and Paramjeet Singh},
  journal={Neurology India},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={45-52}
}
Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a unique clinical entity characterised by fibrosis and thickening of the duramater with resulting neurological dysfunction. Three cases of this entity are described. Presenting features were headaches and cranial neuropathies in two patients and predominantly cerebellar dysfunction in the third. One of the patients also had evidence of spinal involvement. Lower cranial nerves were chiefly involved in two patients whereas optic nerve was the predominantly affected… CONTINUE READING