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What does BIH stand for?

BIH stands for Benign Intracranial Hypertension

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Headache associated with papilloedema and an abducens palsy as the only abnormal neurological finding is a common presentation of benign intracranial hypertension.
Based on the relatively quick onset of pseudotumor cerebri following isotretinoin exposure, the limited number of documented positive rechallenges, and the fact that hypervitaminosis A is a known cause, the investigators concluded that "it seems certain" that there is a direct correlation between isotretinoin use and benign intracranial hypertension (Ophthalmology 2004;111:1248-50).
There were three adolescents who reported visual adverse events, which are not mentioned in the Ortho Tri-Cyclen label: a 14-year-old also on oxcarbazepine who was reported to have papilledema and cluster headache; a 16-year-old also on doxycycline and tretinoin, who had scotoma, blurred vision, headache and influenzalike illness; and a 16-year-old also on isotretinoin and prednisone, who had a vistual-field defect, in addition to benign intracranial hypertension and increased CSF pressure.