The headache profile of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

@article{Wall1990TheHP,
  title={The headache profile of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.},
  author={Michael Wall},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={1990},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={331-5}
}
  • Michael Wall
  • Published 1990 in
    Cephalalgia : an international journal of…
The headache profile of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH, pseudotumour cerebri) has not previously been prospectively studied. We administered a questionnaire to 63 cases at the time of diagnosis. Fifty-eight of the cases had headache and 93% of those with headache reported it to be their most severe ever. Patients characteristically noted a pulsatile headache of gradually increasing intensity that had awakened them. Daily headache occurred in 74% of those reporting headache. Pain in a… CONTINUE READING