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Does pseudotumor cerebri affect women differently than men?

Yes, pseudotumor cerebri affects obese women in their childbearing years more frequently than men. Women are much more likely to be diagnosed with the condition. Birth control pills, pregnancy, and menstruation are all risk factors of pseudotumor cerebri.

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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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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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What is pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which the pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure) in...
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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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