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Increased Intracranial Pressure Causes

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Increased Intracranial Pressure Causes, Intracranial Pressure Elevation Causes, Increased Intracranial Pressure

  • 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)
  • 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