Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics

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


Thirunavukkarasu Arun Babu, Shanthi Ananthakrishnan 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Babu TA, Ananthakrishnan S. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension secondary to ingestion of Morinda coreia and Azadirachta indica leaves extract in infant.J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2013;4:298-299


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Babu TA, Ananthakrishnan S. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension secondary to ingestion of Morinda coreia and Azadirachta indica leaves extract in infant. J Pharmacol Pharmacother [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Nov 27 ];4:298-299
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