TITLE

Benign intracranial hypertension treated by optic nerve sheath decompression

AUTHOR(S)
Tomkins, C. M.; Spalton, D. J.
PUB. DATE
February 1984
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb1984, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a medical case of benign intracranial hypertension treated by optic nerve sheath decompression in a 13-year-old Caucasian girl. In many patients the disease is self-limiting with no permanent sequelae, but a significant minority of patients loose either visual acuity or field. This study presents an established benign intracranial hypertension in a young girl where medical treatment appeared to be undesirable.
ACCESSION #
22778761

 

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