Increased intracranial pressure (ICP)

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Etiology

  • Space-occupying lesion, eg, brain tumor, brain abscess
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Meningitis
  • Cerebral edema, eg, trauma, encephalitis, infarction
  • Malignant hypertension
  • Venous sinus thrombosis
  • Dural arteriovenous malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Neurocysticercosis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

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