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Document type:
Journal Article; Article 
Author(s):
Besch, D; Makowski, C; Steinborn, MM; Bonfig, W; Sadowski, B 
Title:
Visual loss without headache in children with pseudotumor cerebri and growth hormone treatment. 
Abstract:
We report on two prepubescent girls with visual loss due to idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), or pseudotumor cerebri, both treated with recombinant human growth hormone for growth failure. The interval from starting hormone therapy to diagnosis of IIH was 3 and 18 months, respectively. Both girls did not complain of headache and nausea. They were neither obese nor did they suffer from renal insufficiency. In both patients, we observed bilateral optic disc edema with visual loss and ele...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Neuropediatrics 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
44 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
203-7 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0174-304X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin