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Case 3265

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension -- an important cause of postural headache

Author(s)
Kuriakose J, Kakkuzhi R, Azeez M, Widdowson D
 
Patient
female, 47 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 21.07.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3265
  • Section Neuroradiology
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 6033
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  • Figure 1
    An unenhanced CT showing shallow bilateral subdural fluid collections

    An unenhanced CT showing shallow bilateral subdural fluid collections.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Unenhanced CT showing shallow bilateral subdural fluid collections;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    An MR coronal FLAIR – bilateral subdural collections appearing hyperintense relative to the CSF

    An MR coronal FLAIR image showing bilateral subdural collections appearing hyperintense relative to the CSF.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR Coronal FLAIR – bilateral subdural collections appearing hyperintense relative to CSF;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    An MRI unenhanced sagittal T1-weighted image showing brain descent. Note the flattened pons,...

    An MRI unenhanced sagittal T1-weighted image showing brain descent. Note the flattened pons, bowed chiasm and effacement of the suprasellar cistern.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI unenhanced saggital T1 weighted image shows brain descent. Note the flattened pons, bowed chiasm and effacement of the suprasellar cistern;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    An MRI enhanced coronal T1-weighted image, showing a diffuse increased enhancement of the meninges.

    An MRI enhanced coronal T1-weighted image showing a diffuse enhancement of the meninges.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI enhanced coronal T1weighted image. Diffuse increased enhancement of the meninges;
     
     
An unenhanced CT showing shallow bilateral subdural fluid collections.
 
An MR coronal FLAIR image showing bilateral subdural collections appearing hyperintense relative to the CSF.
 
An MRI unenhanced sagittal T1-weighted image showing brain descent. Note the flattened pons, bowed chiasm and effacement of the suprasellar cistern.
 
An MRI enhanced coronal T1-weighted image showing a diffuse enhancement of the meninges.
 
 
 
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