Imaging findings in spontaneous intracranial hypotension

Author(s): Dr Joanna Perthen, Dr David Butteriss

Hospital: Royal Victoria Infirmary

Reference: RAD Magazine, 45, 535, 9-10


Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is an increasingly recognised cause of headache. Radiology plays a crucial role in both the diagnosis and treatment of this condition. This article describes the current understanding of the underlying pathophysiology, the typical clinical and radiological findings and current approaches to treatment.

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