Idiopathic intracranial hypertension. A prospective study of 50 patients.

  title={Idiopathic intracranial hypertension. A prospective study of 50 patients.},
  author={Michael Wall and Dornechia George},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={114 ( Pt 1A)},
Management of patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) should be based on the presence and progression of visual loss. To characterize the clinical course of IIH more completely, we monitored the clinical status, especially visual function, in 50 consecutive newly-diagnosed patients over a period of 2 to 39 months (average follow-up 12.4 months). The mean age at onset of symptoms was 31 (range 11-58) yrs; 46 (92%) were women and 47 (94%) were obese (mean weight 90 kg). Common… CONTINUE READING
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