Pearls & Oy-sters: Spontaneous intracranial hypotension and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.

@article{Santilln2016PearlsO,
  title={Pearls & Oy-sters: Spontaneous intracranial hypotension and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.},
  author={Alejandro Santill{\'a}n and Whitley W. Aamodt and Ratna Bhavaraju-Sanka},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={
          e55-7
        }
}
A 65-year-old woman with no significant medical history was brought to the emergency room after experiencing 2 weeks of band-like occipital headaches and 2 days of progressive mental status changes. Her neurologic examination was significant for decreased alertness, disorientation to time, confabulation, loss of recent and remote memory, diffuse hyperreflexia, and a left Hoffmann sign. MRI of the brain with contrast showed bilateral subdural hygromas, diffuse enhancement of the dura mater, with… CONTINUE READING