The role of aquaporin-1 in idiopathic and drug-induced intracranial hypertension.

@article{StiebelKalish2013TheRO,
  title={The role of aquaporin-1 in idiopathic and drug-induced intracranial hypertension.},
  author={Hadas Stiebel-Kalish and Sara Eyal and Israel Steiner},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2013},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={1059-62}
}
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a common disorder affecting mainly healthy, young, overweight women. The pathogenesis of this condition is unknown, but it has been shown to follow treatment with several compounds including corticosteroids and vitamin A derivatives. This paper will offer a novel hypothesis and insight on the pathogenesis of drug induced intracranial hypertension following a review and analysis of the literature. Both corticosteroids and vitamin A derivatives have been… CONTINUE READING

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