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Low CSF protein is seen in all except ?



A Infant

B Recurrent lumbar puncture

C Hypothyroidism

D Pseudotumor cerebri

Ans. C

Hypothyroidism

Protein Level in CSF

Low CSF protein levels can occur in conditions such as

1). Repeated lumbar puncture or a chronic leak,

2). Seen in some children between the ages of six months and two years,

3). In acute water intoxication

4). In a minority of patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

Extra Edge: CSF protein levels do not fall in hypoproteinemia.

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