Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which patients have symptoms that mimic those of a brain tumor, Dr. Sharief Taraman, a neurologist at the CHOC Neuroscience Institute, tells “American Health Journal.”
The condition can affect all people, but it’s most typically found in adolescent girls and older women, and usually in those who are obese, Dr. Taraman says.
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Sharief Taraman, M.D., completed his medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and completed residency training in pediatrics and pediatric neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
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