Medical Dictionary: Benign intracranial hypertension
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Benign intracranial hypertension: Another name for Pseudotumor Cerebri.
Benign intracranial hypertension (condition): Brain tumor-like symptoms not actually caused by a tumor.
Benign intracranial hypertension:
Pseudotumor cerebri, also called benign intracranial
hypertension, literally means "false brain tumor." It is caused by
increased pressure within the brain and is most common in women between
the ages of 20 and 50.
More information on medical condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri:
- Introduction: Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Basic Summary for Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Symptoms of Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Complications of Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Misdiagnosis of Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Treatments for Pseudotumor Cerebri
1. excerpt from NINDS Pseudotumor Cerebri Information Page: NINDS
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