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Pseudotumor Cerebri MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Pseudotumor Cerebri
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.631.750
Unique ID
D011559
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011559
Annotation
note category: non-neopl
Scope Note
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).
Entry Term(s)
Benign Intracranial Hypertension
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracranial Hypertension, Benign
Intracranial Hypertension, Idiopathic
NLM Classification #
WL 203
Public MeSH Note
1973
History Note
1973(1964)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Pseudotumor Cerebri Preferred
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