Frequency of Clinical Symptoms Of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
NPH triad 58% Gait disturbance and dementia 21% Gait disturbance only 11% Dementia and incontinence 5% Gait disturbance and incontinence 3% Dementia only 3% Notes: The NPH triad comprises gait disturbance, incontinence, and dementia.
Normal pressure hydrocephalus
is a neurological disorder diagnosed by a triad of symptoms along with radiographic findings.
(2013) Soluble amyloid precursor protein a in the cerebrospinal fluid as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
Although brain tumor and normal pressure hydrocephalus
are also documented to be the causes of short time malfunctioning of VP shunt, but we did not see any major complication in our patients suffering from these problems too.
(1) reported the results of their studies aiming to determine CSF flow characteristics and glymphatic system function in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
(INPH) using glymphatic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
The diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
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Ogino et al., "Shunt intervention for possible idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
improves patient outcomes: a nationwide hospital-based survey in Japan," Frontiers in Neurology, vol.
Prevalence of probable idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
in a Norwegian population.
The differential diagnosis for our patient's decline and altered mentation weeks after the initial event included worsening normal pressure hydrocephalus
, cerebrovascular accident, and seizure.
Evan's index revisited: the need for an alternative in normal pressure hydrocephalus
. Neurosurgery 2011;68 (4):939-44.
Other causes include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Parkinson's disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and normal pressure hydrocephalus
l).The diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus
(symptomatic hydrocephalus) was set and the patient was treated medica-mentously (NaCl solution, Hartmann solution, mannitol 20%, furosemide, nifedipine, metoclopramide, metamizole-sodium, and ranitidine).