A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

Kristen Steenerson, Rashmi Halker

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Abstract

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension can be difficult to diagnose as there are a number of tests available and knowing how to appropriately choose amongst them is not always easy. In this article, we will review the available diagnostic options and provide a practical approach to the workup of a patient with suspected intracranial hypotension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number35
JournalCurrent pain and headache reports
Volume19
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 18 2015

Keywords

  • CSF leak
  • Chronic daily headache
  • Post-dural puncture headache
  • Spinal fluid leak
  • Spontaneous intracranial hypotension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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