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Causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal pressure hydrocephalus, which is more common in the elderly population, may have no known cause or may be due to bleeding in the brain, head trauma, infection, tumor or complications from surgery.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus:

  • Neurological disturbance due to pituitary tumor
  • Premature secretion of gonadotrophins
  • Gonadotrophin independent precocious puberty
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Head trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cranial irradiation
  • Brain injury due to infection (e.g. meningitis)
  • Inherited predisposition
  • McCune-Albright's syndrome

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus as a symptom:

Conditions listing Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Our database lists the following as having Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus may be found in:


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