An Introduction to Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension


Introduction The constellation of raised intracranial pressure without ventricular enlargement along with an elevation of cerebrospinal fluid pressure with a normal composition of the same constitutes Idiopathic Intra cranial Hypertension (IIH). The many names it bears viz. pseudotumor cerebrii, serous meningitis, otitic hydrocephalus benign intracranial hypertension underscores the enigma that it is in terms of etiology and pathogenesis apart from it's uncertain clinical course. Owing to it's significant morbidity in terms of possible visual loss and chronic headache IIH needs early diagnosis and management.

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@inproceedings{Sudhir2011AnIT, title={An Introduction to Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension}, author={Jayanand B. Sudhir}, year={2011} }