Late-onset papilledema following spinal injury. Case report

A. Catz, I. Appel, I. Reider-Grosswasser, Z. Grosswasser, L. Mendelson, Reuven Gepstein

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Papilledema, is a known complication of various spinal pathologies, It has, however, been only infrequently reported following spinal injury, and may be overlooked in these cases, Presented herein is a 27 year old male who suffered thoracic and lumbar spinal injuries, Papilledema following mild increase in intracranial pressure (IICP) developed 3 weeks following trauma, and subsided within 8 weeks, The importance of routine repeat ophthalmoscopic examinations following spinal injury to detect changes characteristic of IICP is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-135
Number of pages5
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1993


  • Increased intracranial pressure (IICP)
  • Papilledema
  • Spinal injury


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