Childhood-onset idiopathic intracranial hypertension: relation of sex and obesity.

@article{Genizi2007ChildhoodonsetII,
  title={Childhood-onset idiopathic intracranial hypertension: relation of sex and obesity.},
  author={Jacob Genizi and Eli Lahat and Nathanel Zelnik and Muhammad Mahajnah and Sarit Ravid and Eli Shahar},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={247-9}
}
The purpose of the present study was to perform a meta-analysis of all children with idiopathic intracranial hypertension reported since 1997 combined with our experience in order to investigate sex distribution and frequency of obesity among young children up 11 years of age vs adolescents at age 12-17 years. Overall, 244 children diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension were found suitable for the proposed meta-analysis: 132 (54%) were younger than 11 years of age; 72 (55%) were… CONTINUE READING