Abstract. Background: Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is an uncommon disorder that causes a localized or diffuse thickening of the dura mater and has been. Summary: Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis is a rare inflammatory disease with diffused involvement of the dura. Often, the definite diagnosis is. Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a unique clinical entity characterised by fibrosis and thickening of the duramater with resulting neurological dysfunction.

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Arch Neurol Psychiatry; Varied manifestations of a single disease entity.

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Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Log in Sign up. Cranial pachymeningitis of unknown origin: Report of 3 cases. Neurological examination showed right hemiparesis, which recovered in 2 pachymeningltis.

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Clinicoradiological spectrum and therapeutic options. BhanuSakthi Velayuthamand M. An unusual cause of subacute and chronic headache.

Imaging appearance of pachymeningeal tuberculosis. Eur J Radiology Extra. J Neurol Sci ; A year-old male came to ER with headache associated with vomiting since 2 weeks and 1 episode of right focal seizure. Idiopathic cranial hypertrophic pachymeningitis responsive to antituberculous therapy.

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Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis with perifocal brain edema. There was bilateral involvement of trochlear nerve and partial involvement of oculomotor nerve on the left side. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. N Engl J Med; His past history was not contributory. Eur Neurol ; Tuberculous hypertrophic pachymeningitis involving the posterior fossa and high cervical region.

Idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningeal lesions: Idiopathic hypertrophic chronic pachymeningitis presenting with acute visual loss. P-ANCA positive Wegener’s granulomatosis presenting with hypertrophic pachymeningitis and multiple cranial neuropathies: Rest of the neurological examination was normal.

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. One cause of painful ophthalmoplegia. Recurrent cranial neuropathy as a clinical presentation of idiopathic inflammation of the duramater: Presse Med ; Surg Neurol ; Support Center Support Center.

There were no giant cells, caseation necrosis, or epitheloid granuloma. On clinical examination, she had no perception of light in both the eyes and ophthalmoscopic examination showed obliteration of cup with slightly hyperemic fundi. Dural masses dural masses meningioma grading and histological variants grade I meningothelial meningioma fibrous meningioma microcystic meningioma psammomatous meningioma angiomatous meningioma secretory meningioma metaplastic meningioma cartilaginous meningioma lipomatous meningioma melanotic meningioma myxoid meningioma osseous meningioma xanthomatous meningioma lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma grade II clear cell meningioma chordoid meningioma atypical meningioma grade III rhabdoid meningioma papillary meningioma anaplastic meningioma a.


Magnetic resonance imaging MRI of the brain showed diffuse enhancement with thickening of the meninges. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Hyperrophic MRI findings of hypertrophic pachymeningitis with irregular dural thickening and severe brain oedema.

Neuropathological findings of six cases including two autopsied cases are also presented. Report of a case and review of literature. It was first described by Charcot and later by Naffziger and Stern. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads.

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Nil Conflict of Interest: Pardee I, Knox lC: Ann Indian Acad Hypettrophic. Presence of associated leptomeningeal enhancement or parenchymal abnormalities with the exception of brain edema should suggest an alternate diagnosis. Case Reports Case 1 A year-old lady presented with headache and progressive painless loss of vision in both the eyes over a periods of 6 months.