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17 Possible Causes for Lumbar Puncture Abnormal, Pulsatile Tinnitus

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    Patients without pulsatile tinnitus were excluded.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar puncture revealed an increased intracranial pressure. The boy was thus diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] tinnitus (PT) with CTA/V.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    The typical presentation is with adult-onset sensorineural hearing loss or non-pulsatile tinnitus .[radiopaedia.org]

  • Viral Meningitis

    A 24-year-old male was admitted to our institute because of periorbital pain, decreased vision, pulsatile tinnitus, chemosis, and exophthalmos on the right side after he had[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It didn't show any abnormalities, so next a doctor performed a lumbar puncture - he inserted a needle into my spine and took a sample of the fluid.[dailymail.co.uk] puncture.[doi.org]

  • Intracranial Hypertension

    Undiagnosed patients may present to otolaryngologists with pulsatile tinnitus, dizziness, sleep apnea, and spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leaks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with intracranial HTN should not undergo a lumbar puncture or any other procedure that decreases the cerebrospinal fluid pressure in the vertebral canal.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] tinnitus b) papilloedema 4 Not better accounted for by another ICHD-3 diagnosis 5,6 .[ichd-3.org]

  • Papilledema

    If no structural abnormality is identified, a lumbar puncture should be performed, documenting the opening pressure, and a CSF sample should be forwarded for analysis and[glaucomatoday.com] Abstract Paragangliomas that arise from the jugular bulb are known to present as masses in the neck or with hearing loss, pulsatile tinnitus, and lower cranial nerve palsies[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar punctures in the setting of significant tonsillar ectopia or herniation can be harmful and dangerous. 5 In our series, 1 patient became apneic following LP that necessitated[academic.oup.com]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    BACKGROUND: Pulsatile tinnitus can be caused by fatal vascular disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite intravenous heparin and symptomatic treatment (osmotic therapy and lumbar punctures), hypertension persisted and the ophthalmologic examination worsened with papilloedema[em-consulte.com] Specific cranial nerve lesions can include vestibular neuropathy, pulsatile tinnitus, unilateral deafness, diplopia, facial weakness and obscuration of vision.[patient.info]

  • Cerebral Spinal Fluid Pressure Increased

    For further information, see Lumbar Puncture .[emedicine.medscape.com] In addition patients with spontaneous leaks may have associated complaints of pulsatile tinnitus, headaches, or blurry vision. Why is it Critical to Repair a CSF Leak?[inside.mountsinai.org] tinnitus) Nausea, vomiting or dizziness Blurred or dimmed vision Brief episodes of blindness, lasting only a few seconds and affecting one or both eyes (visual obscurations[mayoclinic.org]

  • Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

    A lumbar puncture may also provide both diagnostic and therapeutic value [ 5 , 6 , 10 ].[omicsonline.org] Case 2 is a 50-year-old male with a past history of SSS thrombosis with protein S deficiency who developed pulsatile tinnitus and generalized seizure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Studies show that CSF abnormalities in CVST are generally nonspecific, but may include a lymphocytic pleocytosis, elevated red blood cell count, and elevated protein [ 5 ,[omicsonline.org]

  • Cerebral Vein Thrombosis

    These may include vestibular neuronopathy, pulsatile tinnitus, unilateral deafness, double vision, facial weakness, and obscuration of vision.1 If the thrombosis extends to[jpma.org.pk] Despite intravenous heparin and symptomatic treatment (osmotic therapy and lumbar punctures), hypertension persisted and the ophthalmologic examination worsened with papilloedema[em-consulte.com] Specific cranial nerve lesions can include vestibular neuropathy, pulsatile tinnitus, unilateral deafness, diplopia, facial weakness and obscuration of vision.[patient.info]

  • Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis

    Specific cranial nerve lesions can include vestibular neuropathy, pulsatile tinnitus, unilateral deafness, diplopia, facial weakness and obscuration of vision.[patient.co.uk] A lumbar puncture may also provide both diagnostic and therapeutic value [ 5 , 6 , 10 ].[omicsonline.org] Studies show that CSF abnormalities in CVST are generally nonspecific, but may include a lymphocytic pleocytosis, elevated red blood cell count, and elevated protein [ 5 ,[omicsonline.org]

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