Journal of Neurology Research, ISSN 1923-2845 print, 1923-2853 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 9, Number 3, June 2019, pages 39-40

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Related to Chronic Use of Mesalamine: A Case Report and Literature Review


Table 1. Summary of Cases in Literature That Reports Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Related to 5-Aminosalicylate
CasesAge, sexPresence of papilledemaAssociated neurologic signs and symptomsClinical outcome
Rosa et al [3]23, femaleYesHeadache, blurry visionVisual acuity did not return to baseline despite discontinuation
Rottembourg et al [4]11, femaleYesHeadacheReturned to baseline after discontinuation
Sevgi et al [5]25, femaleYesHeadache, blurry vision, bilateral abducens nerve palsies, lower facial nerve palsy on the leftReturned to baseline after discontinuation