Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor cerebri)

  title={Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor cerebri)},
  author={M. Wall},
  journal={Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports},
  • M. Wall
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri, is a disorder of elevated intracranial pressure of unknown cause. Patients present with daily headache, pulse-synchronous tinnitus, transient visual obscurations, papilledema with its associated visual loss, and diplopia from sixth nerve paresis. Many disease associations have been alleged, but few besides obesity, hypervitaminosis A and related compounds, steroid withdrawal, and female gender have been proven… CONTINUE READING
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