Current concepts and strategies in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in adults

@article{Chan2017CurrentCA,
  title={Current concepts and strategies in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in adults},
  author={Jane W Chan},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={264},
  pages={1622-1633}
}
Since obesity has become an epidemic in industrialized nations, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is now a more common neuro-ophthalmic disorder that causes visual loss and headaches. This review highlights the new diagnostic criteria for IIH and the new insights into the pathophysiologic mechanisms of IIH. Key diagnostic and monitoring techniques for papilledema include not only neuroimaging and the measurement of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure, but also perimetry, optical… CONTINUE READING

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