Minocycline and Intracranial Hypertension: A Case Study
Title: A Case of Minocycline-Induced Intracranial Hypertenstion
Author: Scott Peterson
Keywords / Main Subjects: IIH; Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Modified dandy criteria; Tetracyclines; Minocycline
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Optic Disc Abnormalities / Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Diagnosis: Minocycline-induced Intracranial Hypertenstion (IIH)
Brief Description: This is a case report of a young female who presented with visual obscurations, headache and pulsatile tinnitus. She was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri, induced by minocycline. This report discusses the differential diagnosis of IIH and the medications that are known to cause it.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds