HYPERTROPHIC PACHYMENINGITIS PDF

Abstract. Background: Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is an uncommon disorder that causes a localized or diffuse thickening of the dura mater and has been. Summary: Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis is a rare inflammatory disease with diffused involvement of the dura. Often, the definite diagnosis is. Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a unique clinical entity characterised by fibrosis and thickening of the duramater with resulting neurological dysfunction.

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Case 2 A year-old male came to ER with headache associated with vomiting since 2 weeks and 1 episode of right focal seizure. Axial section of MRI image showing diffuse enhacement with thickening of meninges. Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis: On clinical examination, she had no perception of light in both the eyes and ophthalmoscopic examination showed obliteration of cup with slightly hyperemic fundi. Published by Wolters Kluwer – Medknow.

Fungal and AFB culture were negative. Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis. Herein are described 14 patients with idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis; their clinical, laboratory and radiological findings, as well as their treatment, are analyzed. This report describes two cases of hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis and briefly discusses the clinical and radiographic, findings.

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Hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis with perifocal brain edema. Report of three cases.

There was bilateral involvement of trochlear nerve and partial involvement of oculomotor nerve on the left side. Magnetic resonance imaging MRI of the brain showed diffuse enhancement with thickening of the meninges. Case Reports Case 1 A year-old lady presented with headache and progressive painless loss of vision in both the eyes over a periods of 6 pachymehingitis.

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a rare form of diffuse inflammatory disease that causes thickening of the dura mater.

Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis. Hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis involving the pituitary gland: N Engl J Med; National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. One case had necrotizing vasculitis of the small arteries located in the dura and the cerebral surface.

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis | Radiology Reference Article |

A study of seven cases. MR imaging revealed diffuse dural enhancement and pachymenningitis, along with left fronto parieto occipital edema. The cell infiltration was marked at the surface of the dura mater. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions.

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Hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Many patients had mild to moderate elevation of C-reactive protein, and three patients had perinuclear antineutrophil htpertrophic antibody. Neuropathological findings of six cases including two autopsied cases are also presented. A case of posterior fossa hypertrophic pachymeningitis with hydrocephalus. There were no giant cells, caseation necrosis, or epitheloid granuloma.

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Idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis.

Pathological examination in two autopsied cases revealed diffuse thickening of the dura, especially in the posterior part of the falx cerebri and the tentorium cerebelli.

A year-old male came to ER with headache associated with vomiting since 2 weeks and 1 episode of right focal seizure. Idiopathic cranial hypertrophic pachymeningitiz responsive to antituberculous therapy.

Varied manifestations of a single disease entity. Introduction Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a rare form of diffuse inflammatory disease that causes thickening of the dura mater. Neuroimaging studies revealed diffuse or localized thickening of the dura, and MRI findings were key to diagnosis of this disorder.

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