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Pseudotumor cerebri


Other Names for this Disease

  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • Intracranial hypertension, idiopathic
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  • I have pseudotumor cerebri. I had a lumbar shunt, a revision surgery, and weight loss surgery. I still have pressure in my head from time to time. Should I be worried? Click here for answer

  • How is pseudotumor cerebri treated? What is the prognosis for patients with this condition? Click here for answer

  • Are seizures linked to pseudotumor cerebri? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • Intracranial hypertension, idiopathic
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.