Pseudotumor cerebri as an important differential diagnosis of papilledema in children.

@article{Distelmaier2006PseudotumorCA,
  title={Pseudotumor cerebri as an important differential diagnosis of papilledema in children.},
  author={Felix Distelmaier and Ulrike Sengler and Martina Messing-Juenger and Birgit E Assmann and Ertan Mayatepek and Thorsten Rosenbaum},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={190-5}
}
INTRODUCTION Primary pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) in childhood is a rare but important differential diagnosis in children presenting with papilledema. It is defined as elevated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure of more than 20 cm H(2)O, normal CSF composition, and exclusion of underlying structural or systemic causes. Visual loss is a serious complication, which requires careful monitoring and management. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review of 12 patients with primary… CONTINUE READING
15 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…