[Treatment and prognosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in children. Retrospective study (1995-2009) and literature review].

@article{Honorat2011TreatmentAP,
  title={[Treatment and prognosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in children. Retrospective study (1995-2009) and literature review].},
  author={Raphaele Honorat and J Marchandot and Camille Tison and Claude Canc{\'e}s and Yves Chaix},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={1139-47}
}
AIM Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) may cause severe visual loss due to the optic nerve damage. Routine management involves mainly medical treatment. The aim of this study was to improve diagnosis and management of IIH in children. METHODS The medical records of all patients with definite IIH seen at the children's hospital of Toulouse between 1995 and 2009 were reviewed. Cases of secondary intracranial hypertension were included because they did not present any cerebral lesions… CONTINUE READING

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