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J Neuroophthalmol. 2004 Jun;24(2):138-45.

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

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Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA.


The syndrome of intracranial hypertension without structural brain or cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities and without identifiable cause, now most appropriately termed idiopathic intracranial hypertension, was described over a century ago. Although the pathogenesis of this condition remains unknown, diagnostic and therapeutic developments during the past two decades have substantially advanced patient management.

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