Are there signs of Intracranial Hypertension that can be seen on a brain MRI?

Depends. If it is idiopathic (referred to as pseudotumor) then no. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension can be diagnosed with an elevated opening pressure on lumbar puncture or evidence of optic nerve edema on eye exam. Otherwise, radiographic findings such as enlarged ventricles can indicate increased fluid leading to increased pressure.

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Mri results showed marginal l slit-like lateral ventricles can be soft sign of idiopathic intracranial hypertension?

Slit ventricles. Used to be a major criteria for Pseudptumor. I find it an important finding. loss or absence of spontaneous venous pulsations on fundoscopic exam and a history of positional tinnitus, blurring of vision or double vision are important as well. . Read more...