Pseudotumor cerebri surgery treatment

Treating Pseudotumor Cerebri Via Surgery

Pseudotumor cerebri is a rare medical condition that afflicts approximately 1 in 272,000,000 persons and is sometimes treated through Pseudotumor cerebri surgery or emergency surgical intervention. It has symptoms similar to that of a brain tumor and in layman terms means “false brain tumor.” This condition occurs due to the buildup of elevated pressure in the cerebro-spinal fluid inside the skull. Left untreated, this can cause severe headaches and vision problems.

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Woman experiencing headache and eye pain symptoms of Pseudotumor cerebri

Pseudotumor Cerebri – What is PTC?

Pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) is a health condition that occurs when the pressure in your skull begins to increase for no specific reason. This leads to unexplainable bouts of headaches and vision problems. Pseudotumor cerebri in layman terms means, “false brain tumor”.  The way you pronounce it is “SOO-doh-too-mur SER-uh-bry”.

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