Pseudotumor cerebri

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Benign intracranial hypertension

Pseudotumor cerebri syndrome is a condition in which the pressure inside the skull is increased. The brain is affected in a way that the condition appears to be, but is not, a tumor.

Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system

The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Outlook (prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional