• A comprehensive review of the subject giving clinicians the basis for a rational approach to diagnosis and management • Based on the authors’ own extensive patient series and literature review • Resolves issues of aetiology and terminology with a unifying hypothesis
1. Introduction; 2. History of the pseudotumor cerebri concept; 3. Disease mechanism; 4. Nosology, nomenclature, and classification; 5. Aetiology; 6. Clinical features; 7. Clinical investigations; 8. Treatment; 9. Outcome; 10. Experimental studies; 11. Conclusions; 12. Bibliography.
'The book is well written and easy to read. Many points are illustrated by case descriptions, allowing the reader to understand the complex nosology of these syndromes as well as the debate regarding mechanisms … This book will be of great interest to neurologists, opthalmologists, neurosurgeons and neurophysiologists, particularly those clinicans and researchers interested in cerebrospinal-fluid absorption disorders.' British Journal of Ophthalmology