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Increased Intracranial Pressure Causes

Aka: Increased Intracranial Pressure Causes, Intracranial Pressure Elevation Causes, Increased Intracranial Pressure
  1. See Also
    1. Intracranial Pressure
    2. Pseudotumor Cerebri
    3. Cerebrospinal Fluid
    4. Cerebrospinal Fluid Examination
    5. Lumbar Puncture
    6. Increased Intracranial Pressure in Trauma
  2. Causes: Venous drainage obstruction
    1. Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (Sagittal, Lateral)
      1. Aseptic (Hypercoagulable state)
      2. Septic (Otitis Media, Mastoiditis)
    2. Bilateral radical neck dissection (Jugular Vein cut)
    3. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
    4. Increased Right Heart Pressure (Cor Pulmonale)
  3. Causes: Endocrine disorders
    1. Addison's Disease
    2. Cushing's Disease
    3. Obesity
    4. Hypothyroidism
    5. Hypoparathyroidism
    6. Orthostatic Edema
  4. Causes: Other Conditions
    1. Pregnancy
    2. Iron Deficiency Anemia
    3. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    4. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    5. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
    6. Steroid withdrawal
    7. Acromegaly
    8. Sleep Apnea
    9. Turner's Syndrome
    10. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
    11. Closed Head Injury
      1. See Increased Intracranial Pressure in Trauma
  5. Causes: Medications related to Increased Intracranial Pressure
    1. Amiodarone
    2. Chlordecone (Kepone): Insecticide
    3. Systemic Corticosteroids (withdrawal)
    4. Cyclosporine
    5. Growth Hormone
    6. Leuprolide (Lupron)
    7. Levothyroxine (children)
    8. Lithium Carbonate
    9. Nalidixic Acid
    10. Norplant
    11. Antibiotics
      1. Sulfonamides (e.g. Septra)
      2. Tetracycline related compounds
        1. Doxycycline
        2. Minocycline
        3. Accutane
    12. Mineralocorticoids
    13. Vitamin A
      1. Vitamin A Supplementation
      2. Retinoic Acid
    14. Oral Contraceptives

Increased intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus (C0876965)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
Italian Pressione endocranica aumentata ed idrocefalo
Japanese 頭蓋内圧亢進および水頭症, トウガイナイアツコウシンオヨビスイトウショウ
Czech Zvýšený nitrolební tlak a hydrocefalus
English Increased intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus
Hungarian Megnövekedett intracraniális nyomás és hydrocephalus
Portuguese Hipertensão intracraniana e hidrocéfalo
Spanish Presión intracraneal aumentada e hidrocefalia
Dutch verhoogde intracraniale druk en hydrocephalus
French Augmentation de la pression intracrânienne et hydrocéphalies
German Erhoehter intrakranieller Druck und Hydrozephalus
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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