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          VOLUME 35 / ISSUE 2


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12 - A case of spontaneous intracranial hypotension in a patient of Ehler Danlos syndrome

Feray Kıymaz Seleker, Fatma Öztürk, Gülay Kenangil, Hulki Forta

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension oriinally described in 1938, is a syndrome charcterized by postural headache and low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure. Headache may be associated with nausea, vomitting and less commonly diplopi or cranial neuropathies. We report 32 years old woman with Ehler Danlos Syndrome who spontaneously developed postural headache, nausea and vomiting. Neurologic examination was normal. LP and cranial MR1 supported the diagnosis. It is possibe that underlying connective tissue disorder Ehler Danlos Syndrome is the reason of spontaneous intracranial hypotension.

Keywords: intracranial hypotension, Ehler Danlos Syndrome.

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