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2021 Jul 08

J Headache Pain



The patients’ perspective on the burden of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.


Witry M, Kindler C, Weller J, Linder A, Wüllner U
J Headache Pain. 2021 Jul 08; 22(1):67.
PMID: 34238219.


Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is characterized by increased intracranial pressure without evidence of a tumor or any other underlying cause. Headache and visual disturbances are frequent complaints of IIH patients, but little is known about other symptoms. In this study, we evaluated the patients' perspective on the burden of IIH.