"Pseudotumor Cerebri" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition marked by raised intracranial pressure and characterized clinically by HEADACHES; NAUSEA; PAPILLEDEMA, peripheral constriction of the visual fields, transient visual obscurations, and pulsatile TINNITUS. OBESITY is frequently associated with this condition, which primarily affects women between 20 and 44 years of age. Chronic PAPILLEDEMA may lead to optic nerve injury (see OPTIC NERVE DISEASES) and visual loss (see BLINDNESS).
- Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
- Hypertension, Idiopathic Intracranial
- Intracranial Hypertension, Idiopathic
- Benign Intracranial Hypertension
- Hypertension, Benign Intracranial
- Intracranial Hypertension, Benign
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