hypotension

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hypotension

Pathol abnormally low blood pressure

hypotension

[¦hī·pō′ten·chən]
(medicine)
Abnormally low blood pressure, commonly considered to be levels below 100 diastolic and 40 systolic.
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3] Though spontaneous intracranial hypotension can occur at any age, it is most commonly seen in third and fourth decade.
Most common symptom which leads to the suspicion of the spontaneous intracranial hypotension is orthostatic headache, i.
Initial clinical misdiagnosis of intracranial hypotension is common, which is compounded by the fact that initial CT imaging in these patients is often normal (Figure 7).
Spectrum of subdural fluid collections in spontaneous intracranial hypotension.
Key Words: spontaneous intracranial hypotension, epidural blood patch
Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension (SIH) was first described by Schaltenbrand1 in 1938 as a potential cause of postural headache, and \'spontaneous aliquorrhea\' was the term coined by him.
Patients who present with ongoing severe, diffuse, pressure headache that is worse when standing and relieved upon lying down may have intracranial hypotension due to a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak.
Additionally, meningeal enhancement following the administration of contrast was identified, which is an indication of intracranial hypotension without evidence of c erebellar tonsillar herniation.
Intracranial hypotension as a cause of radiculopathy from cervical epidural venous engorgement: case report.
A posterior fossa haematoma and further neurological deterioration complicated external ventricular drainage presumably due to sudden intracranial hypotension.

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