Medical Dictionary: False brain tumor


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False brain tumor: Another name for Pseudotumor Cerebri.
False brain tumor (condition): Brain tumor-like symptoms not actually caused by a tumor.

False brain tumor: 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. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Pseudotumor Cerebri Information Page: NINDS

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