Overview
Resources
Symptoms
Associated Disorders
Treatments
Diagnosis

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus is a disorder where cerebrospinal fluid fills the brain’s ventricles. Source ALZ.org

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Symptoms

  • Thinking and reasoning problems,
  • Difficulty walking,
  • Urinary incontinence,

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Associated Disorders

Treatments for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • Shunt insertion- can benefit patients for a limited time.
  • Treatment can reverse hydrocephalus.
  • High volume Spinal tap can identify if a person can benefit from a shunt.

Diagnosis of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • Brain Imaging,
  • Clinical examination,
  • cerebrospinal fluid,