hypotension

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hypotension

Pathol abnormally low blood pressure
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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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(2018) Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is diagnosed by a combination of lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase and brain-type transferrin in cerebrospinal fluid.
In clinical practice, intracranial hypotension syndrome may manifest with a variety of symptoms, one of which may be persistent hypoglycemia.
Spinal meningeal diverticula in spontaneous intracranial hypotension: analysis of prevalence and myelographic appearance.
Myelographic techniques for the detection of spinal CSF leaks in spontaneous intracranial hypotension. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2016; 206:8-19.
also found no statistically significant difference in the lateral ventricular angle, also referred to as the "corpus callosal angle," between control subjects and patients with intracranial hypotension [37].
Endoh, "Spontaneous intracranial hypotension successfully treated by epidural patching with fibrin glue," Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, vol.
On the one hand it can reduce intracranial edema, but on the other hand it causes CSF leakage and increases the risk of intracranial hypotension. So the correct choice must be made based on the patient's comprehensive circumstance.
P/O benign intracranial hypotension to be considered.
It is also reported in patients following systemic hypotension causing intracranial hypotension resulting spontaneous SDH (5).
Headache is the most common symptom of intracranial hypotension, and it is believed to arise as a result of the descent of the brain after a loss of CSF buoyancy.
An MRI of the brain showed signs of intracranial hypotension (Fig.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is a rare condition caused by spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak.

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