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pseudotumor cerebri


pseudotumor cerebri

noun pseudotumor cer·e·bri \-ˈser-ə-ˌbrī\

Definition of PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI

:  an abnormal condition that is characterized by increased intracranial pressure, headaches of varying intensity, and papilledema without any demonstrable intracranial lesion and that tends to occur in overweight women from 20 to 50 years of age—called also benign intracranial hypertension
February 26, 2015
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