Hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Case contributed by Dr Fateme Hosseinabadi


Chronic headache from 3 months ago

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Contrast enhanced MRI demonestrating bilateral tentorial dural thickening hypointense to brain parenchyma, with dural enhancement.

Case Discussion

Evaluation of chronic headache in a young female with response to corticosteroides and negative vasculitidis serologic testes and LP, confirmed hypertrophic pachymeningitis.

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Case information

rID: 68739
Published: 13th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zahedan medical university

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