Normal pressure hydrocephalus

What is Normal pressure hydrocephalus?

A type of hydrocephalus developing usually in older people, due to failure of cerebrospinal fluid to be absorbed by the pacchionian granulations, and characterized clinically by progressive dementia, unsteady gait, urinary incontinence, and usually, a normal spinal fluid pressure.

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my dad's CT scan report indicates the following :-
=> diffuse age related cerebral atrophy.
=> normal pressure hydrocephalus to be considered....

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Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) with...

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My Dad is 62, for about two years now he has been having issues with "speech", now, the problem is not that he is using the wrong words, the...

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Brief Answer:
Suspect primary progressive aphasia

Detailed Answer:
I read your query carefully and I appreciate your efforts to explain the case in...

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Feel unsteady as I walk with a momentary loss of balance, not always but quite a few times. Dull tight feeling in the head

Sometimes when I turn my...

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Thank you for writing to me.

From your query I learn that you have prior history of bronchial asthma, have unsteadiness while walking with loss...

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