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Disease Pseudotumor Cerebri

Name Pseudotumor Cerebri
Synonyms Benign Intracranial Hypertension | Hypertension, Benign Intracranial | Hypertension, Idiopathic Intracranial | Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension | Intracranial Hypertension, Benign | Intracranial Hypertension, Idiopathic
Definition 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).
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D011559
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DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intracranial Hypertension Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pseudotumor Cerebri Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Pseudotumor Cerebri Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Idiopathic intracranial hypertension with papilledema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes