Aquaporin-4 antibodies are not present in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Ekizoglu E., Icoz S., Tuzun E., Birisik O., Kocasoy-Orhan E., Akman-Demir G., ...More

CEPHALALGIA, vol.32, no.3, pp.198-202, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0333102411434167
  • Journal Name: CEPHALALGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.198-202
  • Keywords: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, aquaporin-4 antibodies, cerebrospinal fluid, NEUROMYELITIS-OPTICA, ENCEPHALITIS, PATHOGENESIS, CHANNEL, DISEASE, EDEMA
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: We aimed to investigate anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP-4) water channel antibodies, affecting cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) secretion and absorption, in idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) patients.