Intracranial hypertension is a condition of increased pressure in the brain.
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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension[edit | edit source]
When the cause of increased pressure is unknown it is called Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH). It was previously known as pseudotumor cerebri as the symptoms can mimic that of a brain tumor, even though no tumor is present. It is considered to be a rare disease, affecting just 1 in 100,000.