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Psuedotumor cerebri presenting with ataxia and hyper-reflexia in a non-obese woman treated with sinus stenting
  1. Mohamed S Teleb1,3,
  2. Harold Rekate2,
  3. Steve Chung3,
  4. Felipe C Albuquerque2
  1. 1Department of Neurology, Stanford Stroke Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
  2. 2Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  3. 3Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mohamed S Teleb, Department of Neurology, Stanford Stroke Center, 780 Welch Road, Suite 205, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; mteleb{at}stanford.edu

Abstract

Aim To report a successful treatment of an atypical case of pseudotumor cerebri.

Background Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder of raised intracranial pressure. Multiple Case Series have been published about its treatment with sinus stenting. All these cases have had typical presentations.

Case An atypical fulminant case of pseudotumor cerebri which was treated successfully with venous sinus stenting.

Conclusion Venous sinus stenting can be done effectively in atypical cases of pseudotumor cerebri.

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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