Pseudotumor cerebri presenting with ataxia and hyper-reflexia in a non-obese woman treated with sinus stenting.

Abstract

AIM To report a successful treatment of an atypical case of pseudotumor cerebri. BACKGROUND Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder of raised intracranial pressure. Multiple Case Series have been published about its treatment with sinus stenting. All these cases have had typical presentations. CASE An atypical fulminant case of pseudotumor cerebri which was treated successfully with venous sinus stenting. CONCLUSION Venous sinus stenting can be done effectively in atypical cases of pseudotumor cerebri.

DOI: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010073
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@article{Teleb2012PseudotumorCP, title={Pseudotumor cerebri presenting with ataxia and hyper-reflexia in a non-obese woman treated with sinus stenting.}, author={Mohamed S. Teleb and Harold L. Rekate and Steve S. Chung and Felipe Albuquerque}, journal={Journal of neurointerventional surgery}, year={2012}, volume={4 5}, pages={e22} }