Level 3: Headache – Physical Exam: Expert Panel DDX

How does your differential compare with the experts?

Is there any additional testing (i.e., lab, imaging, etc.) you would perform at this time?

Experts’ DDX:

  1. Increased intracranial pressure due to mass effect
    1. Tumor – primary or metastatic
    2. Abscess
  2. Intracranial bleed
    1. Subdural
    2. Arteriovenous malformation and bleed
  3. Trauma
  4. Hypoxia
  5. Venous thrombosis