Statistics about Pseudotumor Cerebri


About statistics: This page presents a variety of statistics about Pseudotumor Cerebri. The term 'prevalence' of Pseudotumor Cerebri usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Pseudotumor Cerebri at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Pseudotumor Cerebri refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Pseudotumor Cerebri diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Pseudotumor Cerebri: (see also prevalence and incidence page for Pseudotumor Cerebri)
  Prevalance of Pseudotumor Cerebri: about 1-2 people per 100,000 population have benign intracranial hypertension in the US (Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus)
  Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 272,000,000 or 0.00% or 1 people in USA [about data]
Death and mortality statistics for Pseudotumor Cerebri:
  Prognosis statistics for Pseudotumor Cerebri: The following are statistics from various sources about the prognosis of Pseudotumor Cerebri:
  • 11-35% of people with benign intracranial hypertension recover spontaneously in the US (Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus)

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