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Computed tomography of 30 patients presenting acutely with benign intracranial hypertension was compared with that of 30 normal controls matched for age and sex. Qualitative and quantitative assessments showed smaller cranial CSF spaces in the cases of benign intracranial hypertension, suggesting that cerebral swelling is involved in the pathogenesis of benign intracranial hypertension.

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry

Publication Date

11/1994

Volume

57

Pages

1407 - 1409

Keywords

Brain, Cerebral Ventricles, Female, Humans, Intracranial Pressure, Male, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Tomography, X-Ray Computed