JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.29, no.8, pp.907-914, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
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children, intracranial hypertension, obesity, papilledema, BODY-MASS INDEX, PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI, PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, TURKISH CHILDREN, CYSTIC-FIBROSIS, VITAMIN-A, PAPILLEDEMA, CHILDHOOD, PRESSURE, GROWTH
Background: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is one of the most important and rare complications of obesity. Prevalence of IIH in childhood obesity is not known. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of IIH in obese children and adolescents and to investigate the relevant factors.