Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Print ISSN: 2395-1443

Online ISSN: 2395-1451

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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (IJCEO) is open access, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published quarterly, online, and in print, by the  Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF) since 2015. To fulfill our aim of rapid dissemination of knowledge, we publish articles ‘Ahead of Print’ on acceptance. In addition, the journal allows free more...


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171-174


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Abhishek B Vansadia*, Samuel Cornelius Gnanadurai, Syed Ali Nasar Waris


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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, PCOS & hypothyroidism in adolescent


Case Report

Author Details : Abhishek B Vansadia*, Samuel Cornelius Gnanadurai, Syed Ali Nasar Waris

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 171-174

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijceo.2021.035



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Abstract

An 18 year old Obese female with a history of hypothyroidism & PCOS presented with complains of headache for 5 days associated with nausea and double vision for 2 days. Her neurological examination together with Cranial Nerves was Normal except for bilateral restriction of abduction, suggestive of bilateral abucens nerve involvement. Fundus findings revealed bilateral grade III disc edema. Lumbar puncture indicated increased opening pressure and MRI was normal, which further ruled out the other Causes for Raised Intracranial Pressure. Patient was treated with IV mannitol and then switched over to oral acetazolamide. Patient improved over 1 week. Patient was further followed with serial visual field tests.

Keywords: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, VI Nerve Palsy, Hypothyroidism.


How to cite : Vansadia A B , Gnanadurai S C , Waris S A N , Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, PCOS & hypothyroidism in adolescent. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2021;7(1):171-174

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