Headache diagnoses in patients with treated idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Deborah I Friedman, Elizabeth A. Rausch

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Abstract

The authors reviewed medical records of 82 patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) to determine the frequency of headaches occurring after initial diagnosis and treatment of IIH, classifiable by the International Headache Society guidelines. Sixty-eight percent of patients had definable headache disorders, including episodic tension type headache (30%) and migraine without aura (20%). Patients with IIH frequently have other types of headaches, not necessarily related to increased intracranial pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1551-1553
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume58
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 28 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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