Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Etiological factors, Clinical Features, and Prognosis

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Keskin A. O., Idiman F., KAYA D., Bircan B.

NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY, vol.57, no.1, pp.23-26, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/npa.2017.12558
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, Psycinfo, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-26
  • Keywords: Intracranial hypertension, pseudotumor cerebri, headache, obesity, PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI, VISUAL FUNCTION, BENIGN, MANAGEMENT, RISK, IOWA
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) occurs due to increased intracranial pressure (ICP), is most commonly encountered in obese women, and may lead to loss of vision. This study aimed to determine the demographic features, clinical signs and symptoms, and radiological findings of patients with IIH, and to investigate the factors associated with the prognosis.