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Pseudotumor cerebri

Introduction: Pseudotumor cerebri

Description of Pseudotumor cerebri

Pseudotumor cerebri (medical condition): A condition involving increased intracranial pressure which can...more »

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Pseudotumor cerebri: A condition marked by raised intracranial pressure and characterized clinically by HEADACHES; NAUSEA; PAPILLEDEMA, peripheral constriction of the visual fields, transient visual obscurations, and pulsatile TINNITUS. OBESITY is frequently associated with this condition, which primarily affects women between 20 and 44 years of age. Chronic PAPILLEDEMA may lead to optic nerve injury (see OPTIC NERVE DISEASES) and visual loss (see BLINDNESS).
Source: Diseases Database

Pseudotumor cerebri: A condition marked by raised intracranial pressure and characterized clinically by HEADACHES; NAUSEA; PAPILLEDEMA, peripheral constriction of the visual fields, transient visual obscurations, and pulsatile TINNITUS. OBESITY is frequently associated with this condition, which primarily affects women between 20 and 44 years of age. Chronic PAPILLEDEMA may lead to optic nerve injury (see OPTIC NERVE DISEASES) and visual loss (see BLINDNESS).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Pseudotumor cerebri: Rare Disease

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

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

Pseudotumor cerebri as a Disease

Pseudotumor cerebri (medical condition): See Pseudotumor Cerebri (disease information).
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  »Symptoms of Pseudotumor Cerebri
  »Causes of Pseudotumor Cerebri
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Pseudotumor cerebri: Related Diseases

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

Pseudotumor cerebri: Article Excerpts

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

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

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Pseudotumor cerebri: Related Disease Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Pseudotumor cerebri

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Pseudotumor cerebri

The following list attempts to classify Pseudotumor cerebri into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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