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Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology:
doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000063
Original Contribution

Papilledema Due to a Permanent Catheter for Renal Dialysis and an Arteriovenous Fistula: A “Two Hit” Hypothesis

Simon, Melissa A. MD; Duffis, Ennis J. MD; Curi, Michael A. MD; Turbin, Roger E. MD; Prestigiacomo, Charles J. MD; Frohman, Larry P. MD

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Abstract

Elevated intracranial pressure in patients with chronic renal failure has several potential causes. Its rare occurrence secondary to the hemodynamic effects of hemodialysis is described and the findings support a multifactorial etiology (“two hits”).

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