Haagensen J, Hoegerl C. Digoxin as a Treatment for Patients With Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2014;114(3):213–215. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2014.039.
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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH)—sometimes called pseudotumor cerebri—is a neurologic condition distinguished by any of the following symptoms: headache, increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure, papilledema, vision loss, diplopia, tinnitus, deafness, nausea and vomiting, or sixth nerve palsy. Medical and surgical management options are available for patients with IIH. The authors report a case of IIH that was successfully resolved with digoxin after standard avenues of therapy were exhausted.
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