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Hypertension (Idiopathic Intracranial)

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is also called pseudotumor cerebri. It may be shortened to IIH. With this illness there is raised pressure around the brain. You may hear this called intracranial pressure or ICP. The raised pressure often gives you the same signs as if you have a brain tumor. Doctors do not know what causes this illness. Treatment may include drugs and surgery.

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