Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Review on Diagnostic Modalities in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Mousumi Banerjee, Anju Bhari, Gunjan Saluja, Swati Phuljhele Aalok
Dr Rajendra Prasad centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.

Corresponding Author:

Anju Bhari (MBBS, MD, DNB)
Department of Ophthalmology,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
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Received: 18-AUG-2019 Accepted: 04-NOV-2019 Published Online: 09-MAY-2020

IIH is a well-known but under investigated condition with an unclear etio-pathogenesis. An increase in the incidence of IIH has also been noted in the recent years, which necessitates the need for diagnostic tools to diagnose and monitor the progression of the disease. Various tests are there for IIH. The aim of this article is to discuss important aspects about each of these tests.

Keywords :IIH, pathophysiology, diagnosis, OCT, radio-imaging, visual fields, management