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Can Elevated IGF-1 Levels Among Patients With Ehlers–Danlos Syndrome Cause Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension?

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  • Michelle Kurian MS,

    1. Department of Internal Medicine, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
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  • Glen D. Solomon MD

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    1. Department of Internal Medicine, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA
    • Address all correspondence to G.D Solomon, Wright State University, Internal Medicine, PO Box 927, Dayton, OH 45401-0927, USA.

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  • Conflict of Interest: None.

Abstract

We offer for consideration a possible association between hypermobility syndrome seen in Ehlers–Danlos syndrome and risk of potential development of idiopathic intracranial hypertension – mediated primarily through the effects of insulin-like growth factor-1.

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