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Descriptor English: Intracranial Hypertension
Descriptor Spanish: Hipertensión Intracraneal
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipertensão Intracraniana
Descriptor French: Hypertension intracrânienne
Entry term(s): Elevated ICP (Intracranial Pressure)
Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Hypertension, Intracranial
ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Elevation
ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Increase
ICP, Elevated (Intracranial Pressure)
Intracranial Pressure Increase
Intracranial Pressure, Elevated
Pressure Increase, Intracranial
Pressure, Elevated Intracranial
Tree number(s): C10.228.140.631
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019586
Scope note: Increased pressure within the cranial vault. This may result from several conditions, including HYDROCEPHALUS; BRAIN EDEMA; intracranial masses; severe systemic HYPERTENSION; PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI; and other disorders.
Annotation: do not confuse with INTRACRANIAL HYPOTENSION; coord IM with disease /physiopathol (IM) causing or caused by intracranial hypertension
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Intracranial Pressure (1966-1997)
Pseudotumor Cerebri (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 1998
History Note: 1998
Related: Brain Edema MeSH
Hydrocephalus MeSH
DeCS ID: 33369
Unique ID: D019586
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Intracranial Hypertension - Preferred
Concept UI M0029084
Scope note Increased pressure within the cranial vault. This may result from several conditions, including HYDROCEPHALUS; BRAIN EDEMA; intracranial masses; severe systemic HYPERTENSION; PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI; and other disorders.
Preferred term Intracranial Hypertension
Entry term(s) Elevated ICP (Intracranial Pressure)
Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Hypertension, Intracranial
ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Elevation
ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Increase
ICP, Elevated (Intracranial Pressure)
Intracranial Pressure Increase
Intracranial Pressure, Elevated
Pressure Increase, Intracranial
Pressure, Elevated Intracranial



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