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Intracranial Hypotension MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Intracranial Hypotension
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.638
Unique ID
D019585
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019585
Annotation
do not confuse with INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; coord IM with disease /‌physiopathol (IM) causing or caused by intracranial hypotension
Scope Note
Reduction of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID pressure characterized clinically by ORTHOSTATIC HEADACHE and occasionally by an ABDUCENS NERVE PALSY; HEARING LOSS; NAUSEA; neck stiffness, and other symptoms. This condition may be spontaneous or secondary to CEREBROSPINAL FLUID LEAK; 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)
Entry Term(s)
CSF Hypovolemia
Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia
Intracranial Hypotension, Essential
Intracranial Hypotension, Secondary
Intracranial Hypotension, Spontaneous
NLM Classification #
WL 203
Previous Indexing
Intracranial Pressure (1967-1997)
See Also
Hypovolemia
Public MeSH Note
1998
History Note
1998
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Intracranial Hypotension Preferred
Intracranial Hypotension, Secondary Narrower
Intracranial Hypotension, Essential Narrower
Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Related
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