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Disease Intracranial Hypotension

Name Intracranial Hypotension
Synonyms Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia | Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemias | CSF Hypovolemia | CSF Hypovolemias | Essential Intracranial Hypotension | Fluid Hypovolemia, Cerebrospinal | Fluid Hypovolemias, Cerebrospinal | Hypotension, Essential Intracranial | Hypotension, Intracranial | Hypotension, Secondary Intracranial | Hypotension, Spontaneous Intracranial | Hypovolemia, Cerebrospinal Fluid | Hypovolemia, CSF | Hypovolemias, Cerebrospinal Fluid | Hypovolemias, CSF | Intracranial Hypotension, Essential | Intracranial Hypotension, Secondary | Intracranial Hypotension, Spontaneous | Secondary Intracranial Hypotension | Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension
Definition Reduction of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID pressure characterized clinically by ORTHOSTATIC HEADACHE and occasionally by an ABDUCENS NERVE PALSY; HEARING LOSS; NAUSEA; neck stiffness, and other symptoms. This condition may be spontaneous or secondary to CEREBROSPINAL FLUID LEAK; SPINAL PUNCTURE; NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES; DEHYDRATION; UREMIA; trauma (see also CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA); and other processes. Chronic hypotension may be associated with subdural hematomas (see HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL) or hygromas. (From Semin Neurol 1996 Mar;16(1):5-10; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp637-8)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D019585
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