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Pseudotumor cerebri.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3799419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudotumor cerebri is characterized by increased intracranial pressure and papilledema, with an essentially normal neurologic examination. The major complication is visual loss. Many patients will have spontaneous remissions. The main method of following patients with pseudotumor cerebri is repeated visual field measurements. Several modes of treatment have been described, but their value is unclear.
M A Bowman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American family physician     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0002-838X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-10     Completed Date:  1987-02-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1272646     Medline TA:  Am Fam Physician     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-82     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acetazolamide / therapeutic use
Atenolol / therapeutic use
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Intracranial Pressure
Papilledema / etiology
Pseudotumor Cerebri* / cerebrospinal fluid,  diagnosis,  therapy
Spinal Puncture
Reg. No./Substance:
29122-68-7/Atenolol; 59-66-5/Acetazolamide

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