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BrainWaves #48 Neuroimaging features of idiopathic intracranial hypertension

MedLink Neurology
Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.

Originally released: July 18, 2017

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, also known as the pseudotumor cerebri syndrome, is characterized by elevated intracranial pressure with clinical features of headaches, vision impairment, and occasionally cranial nerve palsies in the absence of a structural lesion on neuroimaging. But that doesn't mean the neuroimaging has to be normal. See what Dr. Anita Kohli has to say about the radiographic correlates of idiopathic intracranial hypertension, their relevance, and their prognostic utility in this week's episode.

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