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14 Possible Causes for Hydrocephalus, Progressive Painless Visual Loss, Weight Gain

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    Register OTITIC HYDROCEPHALUS - 24 Hours access EUR 36.00 GBP 28.00 USD 45.00 Rental This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.[] CONCLUSION: Weight gain, rather than initial weight, emerged as the leading factor of poor visual outcome in patients with IIH, followed by presence of bilateral TSS.[] Neurol India 2012;60:267-8 A 22-year-old thin male presented with holocranial headache and painless, non-progressive loss of vision bilaterally.[]

  • Papilledema

    However, since papilledema was absent in 41% of the children with hydrocephalus, papilledema's absence does not ensure the absence of hydrocephalus, especially in younger[] If the only underlying cause is weight gain, ultimately the treatment is to lose about 10% of the total weight.[] Presentation : Visual loss is bilateral, symmetric, painless, gradual and progressive. Dyschromatopsia, particularly red desaturation, is a common early sign.[]

  • Neurosarcoidosis

    hydrocephalus.[] CASE SUMMARY: A 22-year-old man was referred to the endocrinology service with profound weight gain, polyuria and lethargy.[] In general the visual loss is worse than that which is seen in optic neuritis, but it also tends to improve with adequate treatment.[]

  • Optic Nerve Glioma

    ) Clinical Course Generally: Large tumor More aggressive than other varieties MRI Biopsy Treatment Treatment of hydrocephalus with shunt Surgical resection if possible(rarely[] This can lead to hormonal problems such as early puberty or weight problems (either loss or gain).[] Patient 2 is a 38-year-old man who presented with painless progressive visual loss in the left eye.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Meyer , Dementia Reversal in Post‐Shunt Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Predicted by Neuropsychological Assessment , Journal of the American Geriatrics Society , 49 , 5 , (685[] Replacement with vitamin B 12 reversed her symptoms, resulting in weight gain, and normalised her haemoglobin, red blood cell morphology, bilirubin levels and serum vitamin[] It is characterized by symmetric, painless and progressive visual loss.[]

  • Carcinomatosis

    CASE DESCRIPTION: The first patient in this report was a 54-year-old woman with recurrent aseptic meningitis and hydrocephalus.[] Visual loss may occur in up to 30% of these patients, usually rapid, painless, and unilateral, and often progressing to the other eye. 1 Only a few cases of meningeal carcinomatosis[] gain Loss of appetite Digestive problems like nausea and constipation Extreme tiredness Other conditions can cause these problems, too, so it’s important to see an experienced[]

  • Retrobulbar Neuritis

    Optic neuropathy has been shown to be caused by compression due to an intracerebral mass lesion, to hydrocephalus and to complications of posterior uveitis, but in the majority[] Complications Taking corticosteroids on a long-term basis can lead to side effects, such as high blood sugar, weight gain, and bone problems, that affect your whole body.[] ( 2 weeks) visual loss, unusual description of pain (painless visual loss or severe pain that restricts eye movements or wakes patient from sleep), unusual ocular findings[]

  • Optic Papillitis

    […] infection, and vascular causes) benign intracranial hypertension (trauma, drugs, idiopathic, Addisons, sinus thrombosis) central venous sinus thrombosis meningoencephalitis CSF hydrocephalus[] Toxic optic neuropathy is characterised by painless, progressive, and often bilateral loss of visual acuity to around 6/18 to 6/120. 1 Patients often have reduced colour vision[] gain, dyspepsia Long-term visual outcome unchanged by steroid therapy Other immunomodulators (adults) In IV corticosteroid refractory pts Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG[]

  • Susac Syndrome

    […] apnea ( Ondine's curse ) - Narcolepsy - Cataplexy - Kleine-Levin - Circadian rhythm sleep - Delayed sleep phase - Advanced sleep phase Other Intracranial hypertension : Hydrocephalus[] […] and painless blurring of vision in the left eye.[] The biggest side-effects I have experienced have been weight gain from the steriods and cellcept, including swelling.[]

  • Progressive Loss of Visual Acuity

    Other possible causes include injury to the eye, various types of inflammation or brain tumor, meningitis, poison or drugs, and hydrocephalus.[] However, the five rounds of IV steroids I received over 18 months came with some pretty tough side effects, including massive weight gain.[] Introduction • Patients with gradual loss of vision present with chronic, slowly progressive loss of vision which is generally painless. • Visual loss is usually bilateral[]

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