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Table 2 Summarizes the characteristics of the study population as well as the characteristics of IIH-related headache and its accompanying features prior and after normalization of CSF pressure

From: The effect of CSF drain on the optic nerve in idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Patient data
 Age [a] 39.4 y ± 3.70
 Sex [M:F] 1:7
 BMI [kg/m2] 34.90 ± 1.50
 Volume CSF [ml] 23.38 ± 1.70
Clinical data
 Headache intensity before LP [x/10] 2.94 ± 1.02
 Headache intensity after LP [x/10] 0.56 ± 0.32
 Photophobia before LP [%] 50.00 (4/8 pat.)
 Photophobia after LP [%] 25.00 (2/8 pat.)
 Phonophobia before LP [%] 37.50 (3/8 pat.)
 Phonophobia after LP [%] 0.00 (0/8 pat.)
 Osmophobia before LP [%] 25.00 (2/8 pat.)
 Osmophobia after LP [%] 0.00 (0/8 pat.)
 Lacrimation before LP [%] 37.50 (3/8 pat.)
 Lacrimation after LP [%] 0.00 (0/8 pat.)
 Rhinorrhea before LP [%] 25.00 (2/8 pat.)
 Rhinorrhea after LP [%] 0.00 (0/8 pat.)
 Nausea before LP [%] 50.00 (4/8 pat.)
 Nausea after LP [%] 0.00 (0/8 pat.)
 Tinnitus before LP [%] 50.00 (4/8 pat.)
 Tinnitus after LP [%] 0.00 (0/8 pat.)
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