HIV-associated pseudotumor cerebri

A case report and literature review

Christina Le, Donna Defreitas

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Abstract

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a cause of vision loss in HIV-positive patients. In many patients with controlled HIV disease, idiopathic intracranial hypertension develops without any other apparent cause. We report the case of an HIV - infected man in whom idiopathic intracranial hypertension developed, and despite therapy with repeated lumbar puncture, acetazolamide, and neurosurgical interven-Hons, he did not regain his vision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-612
Number of pages2
JournalAIDS Reader
Volume18
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2008

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Pseudotumor Cerebri
HIV
Acetazolamide
Spinal Puncture
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Headache
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Intracranial hypertension
  • Vision loss

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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HIV-associated pseudotumor cerebri : A case report and literature review. / Le, Christina; Defreitas, Donna.

In: AIDS Reader, Vol. 18, No. 12, 12.2008, p. 611-612.

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Le, C & Defreitas, D 2008, 'HIV-associated pseudotumor cerebri: A case report and literature review', AIDS Reader, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 611-612.
Le, Christina ; Defreitas, Donna. / HIV-associated pseudotumor cerebri : A case report and literature review. In: AIDS Reader. 2008 ; Vol. 18, No. 12. pp. 611-612.
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