Seventh nerve palsy as a false localizing sign in benign intracranial hypertension.

04:01 EST 6th March 2015 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Seventh nerve palsy as a false localizing sign in benign intracranial hypertension."

No Summary Available

Affiliation

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust - General Medicine, New Cross Hospital Wolverhampton, UK.

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
ISSN: 1758-1095
Pages:

Links

PubMed Articles [5479 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Benign Recurrent Sixth Nerve Palsy in an Infant.

Acquired sixth nerve palsies in children are rare and may indicate serious underlying pathologies such as tumors, trauma, or raised intracranial pressure. A case of an infant with three episodes of be...

Benign Recurrent Sixth Nerve Palsy in an Infant.

Acquired sixth nerve palsies in children are rare and may indicate serious underlying pathologies such as tumors, trauma, or raised intracranial pressure. A case of an infant with three episodes of be...

Iatrogenic cushing syndrome to facial nerve palsy: via intracranial tuberculoma-an interesting journey.

Isolated Facial nerve palsy is a less common neurological manifestation of intracranial tuberculoma. Again, tuberculoma can arise following development of Cushing syndrome after prolonged intake of st...

Intracranial aneurysm and diplopia due to oculomotor nerve palsy: pre- and post-operative study.

The aim of this study was to analyze ocular signs and symptoms in patients with oculomotor nerve palsy due to compression exerted by an intracranial aneurysm. We compare the results of two surgical tr...

Orbital extension of trigeminal schwannoma.

Schwannomas, also known as neurilemmomas, are benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Trigeminal schwannomas are rare intracranial tumors. Here, we report a 35-year-old female presenting with an axial ...

Clinical Trials [1194 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Nerve Localisation in Diabetic Neuropathy

More than 50% of diabetic patients suffer from neuropathy, potentially making them more susceptible to further nerve injury following regional anesthesia. Key to regional anesthesia is loc...

Measurement of Optic Nerve Sheath in Traumatic Raised Intracranial Pressure

Trauma patients are at risk for serious head trauma. The consequences of serious head trauma are often life altering. Currently, the only method available to rapidly assess the severity of...

Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter (ONSD) With the Raised PCO2 and Internal Jugular Venous Occlusion

Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) is a common and potentially life threatening condition arising from a variety of pathological conditions including traumatic brain injury (TBI), intrac...

Breast Computed Tomography (CT) as a Diagnostic Tool

Lay Summary The American Cancer Society has recommended that all women over the age of 40 have an annual mammogram for many years. This recommendation has been associated with a substanti...

False/Negative Rate of Lung Percutaneous Needle Biopsy

Needle biopsy is a way of determining whether a lung mass is cancerous or benign. Its accuracy was established by research in which patients underwent fine needle aspiration, a kind of nee...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Recurrent clonic contraction of facial muscles, restricted to one side. It may occur as a manifestation of compressive lesions involving the seventh cranial nerve (FACIAL NERVE DISEASES), during recovery from BELL PALSY, or in association with other disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1378)

Reduction of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID pressure characterized clinically by HEADACHE which is maximal in an upright posture and occasionally by an abducens nerve palsy (see ABDUCENS NERVE DISEASES), neck stiffness, hearing loss (see DEAFNESS); NAUSEA; and other symptoms. This condition may be spontaneous or secondary to SPINAL PUNCTURE; NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES; DEHYDRATION; UREMIA; trauma (see also CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA); and other processes. Chronic hypotension may be associated with subdural hematomas (see HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL) or hygromas. (From Semin Neurol 1996 Mar;16(1):5-10; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp637-8)

Abnormal outpouching in the wall of intracranial blood vessels. Most common are the saccular (berry) aneurysms located at branch points in CIRCLE OF WILLIS at the base of the brain. Vessel rupture results in SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Giant aneurysms (>2.5 cm in diameter) may compress adjacent structures, including the OCULOMOTOR NERVE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p841)

Glioma derived from ependymocytes that tend to present as malignant intracranial tumors in children and as benign intraspinal neoplasms in adults. It may arise from any level of the ventricular system or central canal of the spinal cord. Intracranial ependymomas most frequently originate in the FOURTH VENTRICLE and histologically are densely cellular tumors which may contain ependymal tubules and perivascular pseudorosettes. Spinal ependymomas are usually benign papillary or myxopapillary tumors. (From DeVita et al., Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2018; Escourolle et al., Manual of Basic Neuropathology, 2nd ed, pp28-9)

Diseases of the sixth cranial (abducens) nerve or its nucleus in the pons. The nerve may be injured along its course in the pons, intracranially as it travels along the base of the brain, in the cavernous sinus, or at the level of superior orbital fissure or orbit. Dysfunction of the nerve causes lateral rectus muscle weakness, resulting in horizontal diplopia that is maximal when the affected eye is abducted and ESOTROPIA. Common conditions associated with nerve injury include INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; ISCHEMIA; and INFRATENTORIAL NEOPLASMS.

Search BioPortfolio:
Loading
Advertisement

Relevant Topic

Cardiology
Latest News Clinical Trials Research Drugs Reports Corporate
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine.  Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...

Advertisement