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Images in Neurology
July 2015

Papilledema From Intraventricular Neurocysticercosis

Author Affiliations
  • 1Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

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JAMA Neurol. 2015;72(7):831. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0470

A woman in her 30s presented with a 3-month history of bilateral blurry vision with transient visual obscurations and a 1-month history of tinnitus. Funduscopic examination findings were concerning for bilateral optic disc edema, which was worse in the right eye compared with the left (Figure 1). Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain demonstrated multiple cysts in the posterior fossa, including a large cyst inducing obstructive hydrocephalus at the level of the fourth ventricle measuring 1.2 cm × 1.6 cm in anteroposterior and transverse dimensions (Figure 2).

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