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Intracranial hypertension

Introduction: Intracranial hypertension

Description of Intracranial hypertension

Intracranial hypertension (medical condition): A condition involving increased intracranial pressure which can produce...more »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri:
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  »Symptoms of Pseudotumor Cerebri
  »Causes of Pseudotumor Cerebri
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Intracranial hypertension: Increased pressure within the cranial vault. This may result from several conditions, including HYDROCEPHALUS; BRAIN EDEMA; intracranial masses; severe systemic HYPERTENSION; PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI; and other disorders.
Source: Diseases Database

Intracranial hypertension: Increased pressure within the cranial vault. This may result from several conditions, including HYDROCEPHALUS; BRAIN EDEMA; intracranial masses; severe systemic HYPERTENSION; PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI; and other disorders.
Source: MeSH 2007

Intracranial hypertension: Related Topics

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Intracranial hypertension: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Intracranial hypertension is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Intracranial hypertension, or a subtype of Intracranial hypertension, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Intracranial hypertension as a Disease

Intracranial hypertension: Another name for Pseudotumor Cerebri (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Pseudotumor Cerebri
  »Symptoms of Pseudotumor Cerebri
  »Causes of Pseudotumor Cerebri
  »Treatments for Pseudotumor Cerebri

Intracranial hypertension: Related Diseases

Intracranial hypertension: Intracranial hypertension is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Intracranial hypertension

Some of the causes of Intracranial hypertension are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)

Some of the symptoms of Intracranial hypertension incude:

Treatments for Intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)

Treatments for Intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri) include:

  • Spinal taps
  • Shunting
  • Steroids
  • Cerebrospinal fluid reduction medications
  • Hyperosmotic drugs

Treatment of Intracranial hypertension: For more treatment information about Intracranial hypertension, see treatment of Pseudotumor Cerebri (Intracranial hypertension)

Intracranial hypertension: Article Excerpts about Pseudotumor Cerebri

Pseudotumor cerebri, also called benign intracranial hypertension, literally means "false brain tumor." It is caused by increased... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Pseudotumor Cerebri Information Page: NINDS)

Intracranial hypertension: Related Disease Topics

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