Headache associated with papilloedema and an abducens palsy as the only abnormal neurological finding is a common presentation of benign intracranial hypertension.
What does BIH stand for?
BIH stands for Benign Intracranial Hypertension
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- Brain Injury Group Support
- Buffalo Irish Genealogical Society (Buffalo, NY)
- Bulletin of the International Graphonomics Society (University of Nijmegen; Netherlands)
- British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorders
- Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (University of Bremen; Germany)
- Biosciences Innovation and Growth Team (UK)
- Bankers, Insurance & General Workers Union (Trinidad and Tobago)
- Barbados Industrial and General Workers' Union
- Ball in Hand (pool/billiards)
- Belgium Indoor Hockey
- Beth Israel Hospital
- Bible Institute of Hawaii (Honolulu, HI)
- Bilateral Inguinal Hernia
- Bird-In-Hand (unincorporated Pennsylvania village)
- Birmingham International Holdings (formerly Grandtop International Holdings Limited)
- Black Infant Health
- Blanchisserie Inter-Hospitalière (French: Inter-Hospital Laundry)
- Blocking Island Hierarchy
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Bosnia i Herzegovina (ISO country code)
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A condition such as Benign Intracranial Hypertension is rare but, left untreated, it will just continue to damage the back of the eye and threaten your sight.
Based on the relatively quick onset of pseudotumor cerebri following isotretinoin exposure, the limited number of documented positive rechallenges, and the fact that hypervitaminosis A is a known cause, the investigators concluded that "it seems certain" that there is a direct correlation between isotretinoin use and benign intracranial hypertension (Ophthalmology 2004;111:1248-50).
There were three adolescents who reported visual adverse events, which are not mentioned in the Ortho Tri-Cyclen label: a 14-year-old also on oxcarbazepine who was reported to have papilledema and cluster headache; a 16-year-old also on doxycycline and tretinoin, who had scotoma, blurred vision, headache and influenzalike illness; and a 16-year-old also on isotretinoin and prednisone, who had a vistual-field defect, in addition to benign intracranial hypertension and increased CSF pressure.