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Dural Sinus Thrombosis with Pseudotumor Cerebri

  • An-Guor Wang
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Abstract

A 28-year-old female presented with complaints of diplopia for 3 days. She had had a history of hypertension since her first pregnancy when she was 19 years old. She cited a throbbing headache, nausea, vomiting, phonophobia, and photophobia for more than 2 years. She had one episode of left hemiplegia 2 years ago, which resolved spontaneously 1 week later. High intracranial pressure was suspected then at another hospital. The headaches come and go, and the patient described needing analgesic injections at emergency service sometimes in the past 2 years. One episode of slurred speech and slow response occurred 3 months ago, and a CT scan of the brain was negative then. She developed diplopia 3 days ago and visited our hospital. Her blood pressure was 135/91 mmHg.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • An-Guor Wang
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyTaipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Yun-San Ophthalmology Education Research FoundationTaipeiTaiwan

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