Benign intracranial hypertension
Select the most likely condition from the list above that
would account for the following scenario:
1) A 50-year-old female who has had a mastectomy followed
by radiotherapy and chemotherapy for breast cancer presents with a severe
headache associated with nausea and vomiting. On examination of the fundus
there is bilateral papilloedema.
2) A 63-year-old female presents with headache. She gives
a history of pain in her jaw when she eats. On examination the scalp is
3) A 45-year-old female presents with sudden onset
headache. She is drowsy and has neck stiffness
4) A 35-year-old female presents with recurrent
unilateral throbbing headaches that are accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
The headache is preceded by an aura where she experiences the sensation of
seeing flashing lights.
5) A 75-year-old male presents with headache. He is
unsteady on his feet and has periods of drowsiness. His relatives say that he
has had several falls in the last few weeks.