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Descriptor English:   Intracranial Hypotension 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hipotensión Intracraneal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hipotensão Intracraniana 
Synonyms English:   CSF Hypovolemia
CSF Hypovolemias
Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia
Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemias
Essential Intracranial Hypotension
Fluid Hypovolemia, Cerebrospinal
Fluid Hypovolemias, Cerebrospinal
Hypotension, Essential Intracranial
Hypotension, Intracranial
Hypotension, Secondary Intracranial
Hypotension, Spontaneous Intracranial
Hypovolemia, CSF
Hypovolemia, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Hypovolemias, CSF
Hypovolemias, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Intracranial Hypotension, Essential
Intracranial Hypotension, Secondary
Intracranial Hypotension, Spontaneous
Secondary Intracranial Hypotension
Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.638
Definition English:   Reduction of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID pressure characterized clinically by ORTHOSTATIC HEADACHE and occasionally by an ABDUCENS NERVE PALSY; HEARING LOSS; NAUSEA; neck stiffness, and other symptoms. This condition may be spontaneous or secondary to CEREBROSPINAL FLUID LEAK; SPINAL PUNCTURE; NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES; DEHYDRATION; UREMIA; trauma (see also CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA); and other processes. Chronic hypotension may be associated with subdural hematomas (see HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL) or hygromas. (From Semin Neurol 1996 Mar;16(1):5-10; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp637-8) 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; coord IM with disease /physiopathol (IM) causing or caused by intracranial hypotension
See Related English:   Hypovolemia
History Note English:   1998 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   33370 
Unique Identifier:   D019585 

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