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Neurol Clin. 2014 May;32(2):363-96. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2014.01.001. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

The pseudotumor cerebri syndrome.

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Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, MC-9036, Dallas, TX 75390-9036, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-9036, USA. Electronic address: Deborah.Friedman@UTSouthwestern.edu.

Abstract

The pseudotumor cerebri syndrome may be idiopathic or arise from a secondary cause. The major morbidity is visual loss, which may be severe and permanent. This article reviews the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of patients with pseudotumor cerebri syndrome in adults and children.

KEYWORDS:

Cerebrospinal fluid; Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Papilledema; Pseudotumor cerebri

PMID:
24703535
DOI:
10.1016/j.ncl.2014.01.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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