Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: report of two cases and review of the literature.

@article{Rando1992SpontaneousIH,
  title={Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: report of two cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Thomas A Rando and Robert A. Fishman},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1992},
  volume={42 3 Pt 1},
  pages={481-7}
}
We report two patients with spontaneous intracranial hypotension. In addition to the cardinal features of a postural headache and a low CSF pressure, the patients also had subdural fluid collections demonstrated by head MRI. In both patients, radionuclide cisternography revealed a CSF leak along the spinal axis and rapid accumulation of radioisotope in the bladder. CSF leakage from spinal meningeal defects may be the most common cause of this syndrome. The headache is a consequence of the low… CONTINUE READING
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