Idiopathic "benign" intracranial hypertension: case series and review.

  title={Idiopathic "benign" intracranial hypertension: case series and review.},
  author={Michael S Salman and Fenella Jane Kirkham and Daune L Macgregor},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={16 7},
Idiopathic "benign" intracranial hypertension is an uncommon but important cause of headache that can lead to visual loss. This study was undertaken to review our experience in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension, giving special attention to treatments used. A retrospective chart review was conducted on 32 patients diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension between 1984 and 1995. Subjects included 23 females and ranged in age from 2 to 17.5 years… CONTINUE READING

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