Raised intracranial pressure, usually causing only headache and papilledema. No clear underlying structural abnormality.
increased pressure within the head (intracranial)
High intracranial pressure which is observed by viewing the pushing forward of the optic nerve head. Patient may have headaches and transient vision changes lasting only seconds at a time. Tends to affect females who have had some recent weight gain. Pregnancy and certain medications may also trigger it.
a rare disorder characterized by increased pressure within the skull, normal brain ventricle size, and no neurologic focal signs. It is called pseudotumor because the symptoms may mimic a tumor. Frequent symptoms include headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting.
1. Idiopathic, increased serebrospinal fluid production, increased intracranial pressure, papilledema. source 2. An American term for BIH. For more info see PTC/BIH
A condition whose symptoms mirror those of a brain tumor: increased intracranial pressure, headache, nausea, brief periods of vision loss (graying or blurring) and double vision. The cause is unknown, but patients are often obese women.
a term used for intracranial hypertension from the Latin, which literally means "false brain tumor" as benign intracranial hypertension (BIH) and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) mimics the symptoms of a brain tumour
another name for IIH; so named because the symptoms mimic the presence of a tumor