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Can people w/o hydrocephalus have CSF pressure increase or headaches caused by intracranial pressure?

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Dr. Steven Willing
Radiology

In brief: Yes

The condition is called "pseudotumor cerebri" or "benign intracranial hypertension".
It occurs most commonly in females between 20 and 40, especially in the overweight or obese. The definitive test is a spinal tap with direct measurement of the fluid pressure.

In brief: Yes

The condition is called "pseudotumor cerebri" or "benign intracranial hypertension".
It occurs most commonly in females between 20 and 40, especially in the overweight or obese. The definitive test is a spinal tap with direct measurement of the fluid pressure.
Dr. Steven Willing
Dr. Steven Willing
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