Incidence of papilledema and obesity in children diagnosed with idiopathic ''benign'' intracranial hypertension: case series and review.

@article{Faz2010IncidenceOP,
  title={Incidence of papilledema and obesity in children diagnosed with idiopathic ''benign'' intracranial hypertension: case series and review.},
  author={Gabriel T. Faz and Ian J. Butler and Mary Kay Koenig},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={1389-92}
}
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is an important cause of headaches in the pediatric population and can lead to permanent blindness if not diagnosed in a timely manner. The aim of this study was to characterize the incidence of papilledema and obesity in children with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. We retrospectively analyzed 27 patients followed at The University of Texas Houston Pediatric Neurology Clinic. Papilledema was absent in 13 (48%) patients. The majority of our patients… CONTINUE READING

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