Symptomatic Relief of Idiopathic Infratentorial Superficial Siderosis with Maintaining Supine Position

Sungyang Jo, Myung Ah Ko, Dongwhane Lee, Hyuk Sung Kwon, Sun U. Kwon
2018 Journal of the Korean Neurological Association  
Superficial siderosis results from the deposition of hemosiderin in subpial layers of the central nervous system following hemorrhage in subarachnoid spaces. Infratentorial superficial siderosis (ISS) presents with unique clinical features including progressive hearing loss, ataxia, and myelopathy, and the most common cause of idiopathic ISS is dural abnormality. Here we report a case of idiopathic ISS with radiological findings of spontaneous intracranial hypotension, whose clinical symptoms
more » ... ISS including cerebellar dysfunction improved after supine position was maintained for 2 months.
doi:10.17340/jkna.2018.3.9 fatcat:d43kna25v5acre44gl6ucfekkm