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Keywords:

  • benign intracranial hypertension;
  • headach

SYNOPSIS

Among our patients with benign intracranial hypertension, we encountered 3 who presented withunusual clinical features. Presentations were pseudotumor without papilledema, unilateral papilledema,and IIIrd and Vth cranial nerve involvement. Lumbo-peritoneal shunt completely resolved the symptomsand signs in 2 of the patients; in the third, symptoms and signs cleared following lumbar puncture.