INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION IN A MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN SECONDARY TO LEVONORGESTREL INTRAUTERINE DEVICE (“MIRENA”)

Title INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION IN A MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN SECONDARY TO LEVONORGESTREL INTRAUTERINE DEVICE (“MIRENA”)
Author, Co-Author Joseph Nguyen
Topic Residents Day
Year
2016
Day
Saturday
Program Number
R2016130
Room
Ballroom A-B
Affiliation
Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs
Abstract

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is characterized by elevated intracranial pressure, normal CSF composition, and normal neuro-imaging. Intracranial hypertension and its associated signs and symptoms have been observed in women implanted with the “Mirena” IUD.

Affiliation of Co-Authors
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