Diagnostic criteria for idiopathic intracranial hypertension

  title={Diagnostic criteria for idiopathic intracranial hypertension},
  author={Deborah I Friedman and Daniel M. Jacobson},
  pages={1492 - 1495}
The syndrome of increased intracranial pressure without hydrocephalus or mass lesion and with normal CSF composition, previously referred to as pseudotumor cerebri, is a diagnosis of exclusion now termed idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). Diagnostic criteria of this disorder have not been updated since the Modified Dandy Criteria were articulated in 1985. Since then, new developments, including advances in neuroimaging technology and recognition of additional secondary causes of… 

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