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Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure

Introduction: Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure

Description of Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure (medical condition): A block in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the...more »

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus:
  »Introduction: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  »Symptoms of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  »Tests for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  »Treatments for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: A form of compensated hydrocephalus characterized clinically by a slowly progressive gait disorder (see GAIT DISORDERS, NEUROLOGIC), progressive intellectual decline, and URINARY INCONTINENCE. Spinal fluid pressure tends to be in the high normal range. This condition may result from processes which interfere with the absorption of CSF including SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE, chronic MENINGITIS, and other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp631-3).
Source: MeSH 2007

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: Related Topics

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Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure as a Disease

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: Another name for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  »Symptoms of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  »Treatments for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: Related Diseases

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus)

Some of the symptoms of Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure incude:

  • Unsteadiness on standing
  • Difficulty in initiating walking motion
  • Inappropriate repetition of motor activity (motor perseveration)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Dementia

Treatments for Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus)

Treatments for Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus) include:

  • Insertion of Shunt between brain ventricle and heart/abdomen or lumbar spinal cord and abdomen (ventriculoatrial, ventriculoperitoneal, lumboperitoneal respectively)
  • Insertion of VP shunt

Treatment of Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: For more treatment information about Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure, see treatment of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure)

Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure:

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  • Cerebral palsy
  • Head trauma
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  • Cranial irradiation
  • Brain injury due to infection (e.g. meningitis)
  • Inherited predisposition
  • McCune-Albright's syndrome

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure

Source - MeSH 2007

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