What is intracranial?

  • (adj): Within the skull.

Some articles on intracranial:

Locations - Intracranial Germinoma
... Intracranial germinoma occurs in 0.7 per million children ... outside the gonads, the most common location of intracranial germinoma is on or near the midline, often in the pineal or suprasellar areas in 5-10% of patients with germinoma in either area ... The diagnosis of an intracranial germinoma usually is based on biopsy, because the features on neuroimaging are similar to other tumors ...
Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak - Classification
... cranial and spinal spontaneous CSF leaks cause neurological symptoms as well as spontaneous intracranial hypotension, diminished volume and pressure of the cranium ... While referred to as intracranial hypotension the intracranial pressure may be normal, but low-volume CSF is instead the underlying issue ...
Intracranial Hemorrhage - Prognosis
... Intracranial hemorrhage is a serious medical emergency because the buildup of blood within the skull can lead to increases in intracranial pressure, which can crush delicate ... Severe increases in intracranial pressure can cause potentially deadly brain herniation, in which parts of the brain are squeezed past structures in the skull ...
Intracranial Hypertension Syndrome
... Intracranial hypertension syndrome is characterized by an elevated intracranial pressure, papilledema, and headache with occasional abducens nerve paresis, absence of ...
Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak - History
... that are now recognized as spontaneous intracranial hypotension ... Henry Woltman of the Mayo Clinic wrote about "headaches associated with decreased intracranial pressure" ... The full clinical manifestations of intracranial hypotension and CSF leaks were described in several publications reported between the 1960s and early 1990s ...