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Fremont, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Are iih and papilledema the same or not?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Do you mean...: Increased intracranial pressure (Pseudotumor cerebri, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH)) is a disorder of unknown etiology that predominantly affects obese women of childbearing age.The ocular problem is that chronically elevated intracranial pressure (ICP), can cause papilledema which may lead to optic nerve atrophy & blindness. Urgent Eye MD management usually with a neurologist is imp
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