Diagnostic Criteria for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

The combination of raised intracranial pressure, without hydrocephalus or mass lesion, normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) composition and where no underlying aetiology is found are accepted criteria for the diagnosis of IIH. Continue reading

ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Headache Attributed to Non-Vascular Intracranial Disorder

A. Progressive headache with at least 1 of the following characteristics and fulfilling criteria C-D:

  1. Daily occurrence
  2. Diffuse and/or constant (non-pulsating) pain
  3. Aggravated by coughing or straining

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