Pseudotumor Cerebri Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Boy
In this case report, we present the case of a 7-year-old male patient who started with diplopia and paralysis of the sixth unilateral cranial nerve after a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The cranial resonance was normal and the cerebrospinal pressure was 32 cm H2O detected by lumbar puncture. The treatment with corticosteroids and acetazolamide was effective. This is the first case of idiopathic intracranial hypertension associated to SARS-CoV-2 probably due to immune-mediated process.
Keywordspseudotumor cerebri - idiopathic intracranial hypertension - SARS-CoV-2 - Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Eingereicht: 11. Juni 2020
Angenommen: 08. Juli 2020
02. September 2020 (online)
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