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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Baird-Gunning, Jonathan; Lueck, Christian

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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is primarily a disease of overweight women of childbearing age but it can affect any weight, sex or age. It is a potential cause of blindness and is associated with reduced quality of life due to visual loss, headaches and depression. It consumes significant healthcare resources related to monitoring and treatment. The overall incidence is increasing, probably related to the global increase in obesity. While many conditions can be associated with the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/225052
Book Title: Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.23552-9

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