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Are there other names for pseudotumor cerebri?

Yes, there are other names for pseudotumor cerebri. It can be referred to as idiopathic intracranial hypertension if no cause of the condition is confirmed. Benign intracranial hypertension is also the same as pseudotumor cerebri.

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How many people suffer from pseudotumor cerebri?
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About 1 in every 100,000 people will be affected by pseudotumor cerebri. It is most common in menstr...
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What is the duration of pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri will often last until it has been successfully treated. However, the symptom...
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What is pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition thought to be due to increased pressure inside the head due to ei...
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Is pseudotumor cerebri serious?
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Yes, pseudotumor cerebri is serious. It can lead to permanent blindness. It is very important that t...
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