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Steroid-induced benign intracranial hypertension
  1. C. K. Vyas,
  2. V. Bhatnagar,
  3. K. K. Talwar,
  4. B. K. Sharma


    A 41-year-old man whose systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) had been successfully treated for 15 months with a daily maintenance dose of 5 mg prednisolone, developed benign intracranial hypertension (BIH) when the steroid was increased to 60 mg daily for recrudescence of SLE symptoms. The BIH remitted when the steroid was discontinued.

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