An Update on Current Concepts and Controversies in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Title: An Update on Current Concepts and Controversies in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)
Author: Kathleen Digre
Keywords / Main Subjects: Pseudotumor; IIH; Optic nerve edema; Obesity; Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; MRI; Lumbar puncture
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Optic Disc Abnormalities / Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Diagnosis: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Brief Description: This is a clinical review of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri. It also discusses the current controversies in the nomenclature, imaging, pathophysiology and treatment of IIH as well as discussing the role of obesity and papilledema in IIH.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds