Interventions for idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

  title={Interventions for idiopathic intracranial hypertension.},
  author={C J Lueck and Gawn G McIlwaine},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) occurs throughout the world with an estimated incidence of one to three per 100,000 population per year. It occurs most commonly in obese young women, but the cause is unknown. It presents a significant threat to sight and is associated with severe morbidity in the form of headaches in the majority of cases. Several different treatments have been proposed, ranging from relatively conservative measures such as diuretic therapy to more… CONTINUE READING
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