PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI – BENIGN CONDITION MAY INCREASE RISK OF BRAIN TUMOR DUE TO INJUDICIOUS USE OF BRAIN RADIO IMAGING

Authors

  • Dr. Subir Pal MBBS, DCH, MD, Consultant Child Specialist, Visiting Consultant Manipal Hospital (Mukundapur), Iris Hospital (Kolkata), Apex Institute of Medical Science (Kolkata)
  • Dr. Saptarshi Banerjee MBBS, MD, Assistant Professor, Medical College Hospital, Kolkata
  • Jayashree Pal B. TECH, Social Worker

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21276/IERJ24564608675907

Keywords:

Pediatric Population, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Brain Tumor, Vitamin A Intoxication

Abstract

Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC) is a condition of elevated Intracranial pressure in the absence of Intracranial space occupying lesion that can occur in average group including pediatric population. The review discuss the diagnosis of PTC by history, clinical examination without or minimal use of neuro imaging by Computed Tomography (CT) Scan as the concern of Radiation Exposure. CT Scan may increase the risk of Future Development of Brain Tumor and other malignancy.

Aim of Study: Radiation is one known important risk factor for the Brain Tumor and other malignancy. Minimal use of Radiation to Developing Brain will reduce the risk of future development of malignancy.

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Published

15-06-2024

How to Cite

Dr. Subir Pal, Dr. Saptarshi Banerjee, & Jayashree Pal. (2024). PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI – BENIGN CONDITION MAY INCREASE RISK OF BRAIN TUMOR DUE TO INJUDICIOUS USE OF BRAIN RADIO IMAGING. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 10(6). https://doi.org/10.21276/IERJ24564608675907