CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 298-299

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension secondary to ingestion of Morinda coreia and Azadirachta indica leaves extract in infant


Department of Pediatrics, Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India

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Thirunavukkarasu Arun Babu
Department of Pediatrics, Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, (IGMC and RI), Pondicherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-500X.119722

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We report a case of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) secondary to ingestion of Morinda coreia (Nonan) and Azadirachta indica (Neem) leaves extract in a nine months old child. This herbal extract is believed to accelerate weight gain in infants and is commonly used in South India.


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