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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 144-5

Facial nerve involvement in pseudotumor cerebri.


Dept of Medicine, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.,

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S K Bakshi
Dept of Medicine, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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A woman with history of bifrontal headache, vomiting and loss of vision was diagnosed as a case of pseudotumor cerebri based on clinical and MRI findings. Bilateral abducens and facial nerve palsies were detected. Pseudotumor cerebri in this patient was not associated with any other illness or related to drug therapy. Treatment was given to lower the raised intracranial pressure to which the patient responded.






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