Does having idiopathic intracranial hypertension increase your risk of subdural hemotoma if you hit your head?
Not really! benign intracranial hypertension (pseudo tumor ) can cause headaches and the most important side effect is visual problems when treatments such as drugs or even shunts may be necessary.
I have a lump of the as side of my head & pain (from a car boot lock) and neck pain. Have idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension should I be concerned?
Should eval trauma. The diagnosis of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension always suggests patients should be careful, particularly when having headaches and changes in vision. While the trauma seems to have caused the symptoms, it would still be wise to be evaluated to ensure it's not masking any potential aggravation of the IIH. Read more...