Priority 7 from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the hormonal causes for IIH and why is IIH primarily associated with female sex? (JLA PSP Priority 7)
Overall ranking 7
JLA question ID 0066/7
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Is IIH hormone related? ~ Are people with excess of some hormones (eg estrogen) at incresed risk of IIH? Is there too much focus on high bmi/weight being the cause, could IIH be hormone related? ~ What is the biological reason for greater incidence of IIH in premenopausal
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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