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Unilateral papilloedema
  1. Thashi Chang1,
  2. AT Alibhoy2
  1. 1Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  2. 2Nawaloka Hospitals PLC, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Thashi Chang; thashichang{at}

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A 17-year-old girl reported a 2-week history of progressively worsening daily headaches most prominent on waking in the morning, and 1-week history of vomiting and diplopia. She had been previously well except for a ventriculoperitoneal shunt inserted at the age of 5 months for aqueduct stenosis. On examination, her body mass index was 24 kg/m2. She was afebrile. Her visual acuity was 6/6 on the right and 6/9 on the left, while her visual perimetry was normal. She had a left lateral rectus palsy and unilateral …

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