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

Joseph Nguyen

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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.

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Year: 2016

Program Number: R2016130

Author Affiliation: Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs

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