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How many people suffer from pseudotumor cerebri?

About 1 in every 100,000 people will be affected by pseudotumor cerebri. It is most common in menstruating women who are overweight. More women suffer from pseudotumor cerebri than men.

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Are there other names for pseudotumor cerebri?
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Yes, there are other names for pseudotumor cerebri. It can be referred to as idiopathic intracranial...
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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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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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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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