Priority 2 from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the biological mechanisms of headache in IIH and why in some do headaches continue even after papilloedema has resolved? (JLA PSP Priority 2)
Overall ranking 2
JLA question ID 0066/2
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the biological explanation for the persistence of headache after a ventriculoperitoneal shunt? ~ What is the relationship between gravity and impact of headache and visual outcomes? ~ What proportion of headache experienced by people with IIH is caused by medication overuse? ~ Are exacerbation in headaches in IIH from the same trigemino-vascular activation seen in migraine?
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0066
PSP name Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 48  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 27 April 2018