Intracranial mass

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Abstract

A 65 year old, 88 kg male is emergently scheduled for a posterior fossa intracranial tumor resection in the sitting position. HPI: He has a 1 month history of increasing somnolence, headaches, aphasia, gait disturbances, and left-sided weakness. PMH: Patient has history of chronic hypertension, cigarette smoking, and hypercholesterolemia. Meds: He is taking HCTZ and Procardia. PE: VS - BP 196/81 mmHg, pulse 74 bpm, RR 15, O2 96% on RA. Neuro - there is moderate bilateral papilledema. Rest of the exam is unremarkable. CV - RRR. Lungs - CTA. EKG: NSR. Studies: His head CT scan shows a posterior fossa lesion with mass effect. Labs: Hb 11.8 g/dL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRapid Review Anesthesiology Oral Boards
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages123-129
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781139775380
ISBN (Print)9781107653665
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Pisklakov, S. V. (2013). Intracranial mass. In Rapid Review Anesthesiology Oral Boards (pp. 123-129). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139775380.029