Giulia Otta - A case of spontaneous intracranical hypotension

Nombre y apellidos: Giulia Otta

País: Italia


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Título de la obra: A case of spontaneous intracranical hypotension

Especie o elemento: Anatomy

Categoría: Año Cajal

Técnicas utilizadas: graphite and watercolours on paper

Inteligencia artificial: No. I did not use any AI.

Tamaño: 29,7 x 42 cm (A3)

Año de creación: 2024

Descripción: It is here reported a case of spontaneous intracranical hypotension.
A leak of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) or a lower production of it presented at first orthostatic headache.
Secondary, it caused double vision (diplopia) in the distance gaze. It has been noticed a deficit of the abducent nerve (CN VI) in the left eye with a consequent malfunction of the lateral rectus muscle.
The double vision was binocular and appeared horizontally (side to side).
After 30 days of rest in bed in the horizontal position and with an abundant hydration all the symptoms disappeared and the patient could go back to their routine.