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258 Possible Causes for Apathy, Hydrocephalus, Obstructive Hydrocephalus

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    Among 46 patients with suspicion of iNPH (77.6 6.7years; 34.8% women), 30 (65.2%) presented apathy (defined by a score 14 on the Starkstein apathy scale).[] […] low pressure hydrocephalus HYDROCEPHALUS, NORMAL-PRESSURE Chronic adult hydrocephalus NPH symptomatic hydrocephalus[] The increasing number of published reports outlining the efficacy of ETV in noncommunicating or obstructive hydrocephalus, with comparatively low complication rates, has led[]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Complaints may be as mundane as sleeping longer, appearing preoccupied while awake, and apathy.[] It manifests as a form of paroxysmal hypertension, fever, tachycardia, tachypnea, pupillary dilation, agitation and extensor posturing after traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus[] Symptoms, as a result of a mass effect from the tumour or due to obstructive hydrocephalus, include morning headaches, nausea, vomiting, diplopia (a manifestation of sixth[]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    These stages are described below: Stage I This first stage is characterized by the presence of nonspecific symptoms such as irritability, apathy, fever, malaise, headache,[] The management of hydrocephalus can include medical therapy with dehydrating agents and steroids for patients in good grades and those with communicating hydrocephalus.[] Basal meningitis accounts for the frequent dysfunction of cranial nerves (CNs) III, VI, and VII, eventually leading to obstructive hydrocephalus from obstruction of basilar[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Slow-growing subdural hematomas are more common in older people; symptoms may be subtle personality changes in addition to apathy.[] KEYWORDS: Cerebral ventriculomegaly; Congenital hydrocephalus; Intracranial hypertension; Newborn; Obstructive hydrocephalus; Subdural hematoma; Ventricular atrium diverticulum[] Presentations seen is dependent on the level of bleeding but general include siezures, apathy, weakness, lethargy, nausea, dizziness, behaviorual changes, confusion and severe[]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Apathy, fatigue I had been incredibly tired all the time.[] Postmortem examination revealed a glial cyst of the pineal gland and evidence of chronic obstructive hydrocephalus.[] Attacks of fear, insecurity and loss of balance (in the elevator, while driving in a tunnel, on the highway, while walking) Strange headaches, tingling and pressure in my head Apathy[]

  • Hydrocephalus

    […] hydrocephalus, which is found mostly in adults: psychiatric disorders, mimicking the appearances of dementia: this involves mostly slow and poor quality ideation and activity, with apathy[] Hydrocephalus requires regular and long term follow-up.[] Patients with an intraventricular haematoma with no evidence of obstructive hydrocephalus were also excluded from the study.[]

  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    Claudia Santoro, Genetics of Human Hydrocephalus, Pediatric Hydrocephalus, 10.1007/978-3-319-31889-9_1-2, (1-42), (2018).[] An obstructive hydrocephalus caused by an intraventricular expansive lesion was identified in brain CT.Observation by the ophthalmologist is indicated in all confirmed or[] Their intraventricular location may lead to life-threatening obstructive hydrocephalus.[]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

    They usually present as meningitis or as fungal cysts with or without hydrocephalus. Rapid diagnosis and treatment is crucial to the prognosis.[] We report the first case to our knowledge of a patient presenting with obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to cryptococcal meningitis in the setting of fingolimod therapy.[] However, uncontrollable intracranial hypertension without hydrocephalus in these patients is a potentially life-threatening condition.[]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Symptoms of dementia include: Memory loss Speech problems Apathy (indifference) and withdrawal Changes in behavior or mood Difficulties with reasoning, paying attention, or[] In the communicating hydrocephalus, there is a lack of reabsorption of CSF.[] Facial myokymia was evident in a 57-year-old man exhibiting both clinical and radiological signs of obstructive communicating hydrocephalus.[]

  • Binswanger Disease

    Patients with this disease usually present with apathy, agitation, and bilateral corticospinal or bulbar signs Tags: binswanger', s-disease, subcortical-dementia, white-matter-atrophy[] PWM) and deep white matter (DWM) diffusion patterns in patients diagnosed with Binswanger disease (BD) and in patients diagnosed with probable idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus[] This results in an acute communicating hydrocephalus with diffuse cerebral dysfunction.[]

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