publication . Article . 2017

Graves' disease and idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Manish Gutch; Annesh Bhattacharjee; Sukriti Kumar; Durgesh Pushkar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University (issn: 0975-2870, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a central nervous system disorder characterized by raised intracranial pressure with normal cerebrospinal fluid composition and absence of any structural anomaly on neuroimaging. Among all endocrine disorders associated with the development of IIH, the association of hyperthyroidism and IIH is very rare with few cases reported till date. Thyroid disturbances have a unique association with IIH. Hypo- and hyper-thyroidism have been reported in association with this disorder. We present a rare case of a 25-year-old man with Graves' disease with intractable headache that was later investigated and attributed to developme...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: endocrine systemendocrine system diseases
free text keywords: R, hyperthyroidism, Medicine, Graves' disease, idiopathic intracranial hypertension
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