19-Year-Old With Vision Problems and Headache

Sumaira Nabi, MBBS; Muhammad Fateen Rashid, MBBS; Shahzad Ahmed, MBBS


October 03, 2023

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A 19-year-old woman with obesity presents to the outpatient department with a 5-month history of diffuse headaches. She also complains of transient visual obscurations and pulsatile tinnitus in both ears for the past month. Her symptoms are worse in the early morning and aggravate with straining and coughing.

No fever, neck pain, vomiting, photophobia, altered sensorium, or seizures are noted. She is single and unemployed. She is a nonsmoker and does not use illicit substances. Her medical, surgical, and medication history is unremarkable. The family and social history is noncontributory.


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