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Brain Edema as the Anatomical Substrate of Supratentorial Cerebral Pseudotumors

  • Jan Glowacki
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The clinical syndrome of intracranial hypertension which simulates brain tumor was initially described by Nonne in 1904. Nonne (23) at first assumed it to be a neurological entity of an unknown origin. A few months after the publication of Nonne’s article, however, Reichardt (29) introduced the concept that “Hirnschwellung” or “brain-swelling” which could well explain the symptoms of intracranial hypertension in so-called cerebral pseudotumor. For the next twenty years numerous papers appeared in which the authors searched for the anatomical substrate suggested by Nonne (30, 13, 43, 36, 27, 38, 2,12, 25).


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