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Pseudotumor Cerebri

"Pseudotumor Cerebri" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition marked by raised intracranial pressure and characterized clinically by HEADACHES; NAUSEA; PAPILLEDEMA, peripheral constriction of the visual fields, transient visual obscurations, and pulsatile TINNITUS. OBESITY is frequently associated with this condition, which primarily affects women between 20 and 44 years of age. Chronic PAPILLEDEMA may lead to optic nerve injury (see OPTIC NERVE DISEASES) and visual loss (see BLINDNESS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pseudotumor Cerebri" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pseudotumor Cerebri" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 38 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2018
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