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Pseudo Tumor Cerebri (Bening Intracranial HT)

Characterized by increased intracranial pressure with a normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cell count and protein content and normal ventricular size anatomy and position.

Causes
 
Metabolic disorder
  1. Galactosemia
  2. Hypoparathyroidism
  3. Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  4. Hypophosphatasia
  5. Prolonged corticosteriod therapy
  6. Growth hormone treatment
  7. Hypervitaminosis AQ
  8. Vitamin A deficiency
  9. Addison’s disease
  10. Obesity, menarche, OCP, pregnancy

DrugsQ

  1. Nalidixic acid
  2. Tetracycline
  3. Iso tretinoin
Hematological – Polycythemia, iron deficiency and Hemolytic anemia

Others

  1. ateral sinus thrombosis
  2. Head injury
  3. Obstruction of superior vena cava​

Infection

  1. Roseloa infantum        
  2. Chronic otitis media
  3. Mastoiditis                    
  4. Gullain-Barre syndrome




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