Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri) in pediatric patients

Robert S. Baker, Robert J. Baumann, J. Raymond Buncic

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Abstract

Improved evaluation of visual features of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in pediatric patients has resulted in the demonstration of optic neuropathy which may be reversible. A wide variety of etiologic associations should be investigated to provide definitive therapy; however, nonspecific means often will be required to lower intracranial pressure. It is hoped that a double-blind controlled trial of medical therapies and another for surgical therapies will be conducted to elucidate optimum management of this condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-11
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Neurology
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology

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