Which physical findings are characteristic of intracranial hypertension in pediatric headache?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Other findings in pediatric patients with headache can include the following:

  • Intracranial hypertension - These patients usually have papilledema and occasionally other neurologic deficits (eg, sixth-nerve palsy, ataxia, spasticity of the extremities)


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