An 16 year old girl complains of constant headache disturbing normal sleep patterns and made worse by sneezing or coughing


Question Number 1093
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An 16 year old girl complains of constant headache disturbing normal sleep patterns and made worse by sneezing or coughing. She also complains of blurred vision and photophobia. On examination she is found to have problems with balance and spatial awarenessand a loss of short-term memory. Fundoscopy reveals papilloedema. A CT scan is normal. The CSF pressure is found to be raised on lumbar puncture. A likely diagnosis is
a) medulloblastoma
b) pseudotumour cerebri
c) encephalitis
d) aneurysmally dilated great vein of Galen
e) thrombosis of a major dural sinus


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