|Year : 1996 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 208--210
Circulating anticoagulant phenomenon manifesting as isolated intracranial hypertension.
G Singh, SS Dhingra, G Avasthi
Department of Medicine, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana - 141 001, Punjab, India
A 28 years old male developed headache and bilateral papilloedema. Cerebrospinal fluid revealed increased opening pressure, but was otherwise unremarkable. Magnetic Resonance (MRI) imaging of the brain was normal; MRI of the neck disclosed thrombosis of the right internal jugular vein. Russel viper venom test revealed the presence of a circulating anticoagulant.
Department of Medicine, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana - 141 001, Punjab
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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