J Korean Neurol Assoc.  2012 Nov;30(4):322-325.

Delayed-Onset Subdural Hematoma and Oculomotor Nerve Palsy After Improving Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

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  • 1Department of Neurology, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. yahobaga@naver.com

Abstract

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is a well-known disorder improving with conservative treatment or epidural blood patch in the majority of cases. However, SIH may develop neurological complications such as cranial nerve palsy, subdural hematoma, and altered consciousness. Subdural hematoma in SIH is usually found during intracranial hypotension state and delayed subdural hematoma is rarely reported. We report a case of delayed subdural hematoma and oculomotor nerve palsy after improving spontaneous intracranial hypotension.

Keyword

Oculomotor nerve palsy; Spontaneous intracranial hypotension; Subdural hematoma
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