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2020 Mar 17

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown)

C1 Transverse Process Resection for Management of Jugular Stenosis.


Fritch C, Voronovich Z, Carlson AP
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Mar 17.
PMID: 32181484.


Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, also known as pseudotumor cerebri, often presents with severe headache and associated vision loss. Venous outflow obstruction has been noted as a prominent etiologic factor in many cases, and previous anatomic studies have shown that the internal jugular (IJ) vein at the skull base can be prone to compression by the neighboring bony structures.