Headache and amaurosis fugax in an obese womanBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6365 (Published 01 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6365
- Koushik Tripathy, senior resident1,
- Priyanka Ramesh, junior resident1,
- Yog Raj Sharma, professor and chief1
- 1Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, 110029, India
- Correspondence to: K Tripathy
A 42 year old obese woman presented with transient visual obscurations (amaurosis fugax) and headache for six months. She was alert and had no focal neurological deficit. Fundoscopy showed a similar picture in both eyes ⇓. What is the diagnosis?
Established stage of papilloedema.
Both eyes show raised pink optic discs, a blurred disc margin, …