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178 Possible Causes for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Psychiatric Manifestation

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Dementias with prominent psychiatric-behavioral manifestations and gait impairment have a faster progression compared to AD.[] The hippocampus is reduced by an average of 5 percent in normal pressure hydrocephalus- a brain disorder in which excess brain fluid leads to thinking and reasoning problems[] Behavioral and psychiatric manifestations in dementia patients in a community: caregiver burden and outcome.[]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    A spinal tap may also be done to establish the diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus.[] Inhalation anthrax Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) Pituitary tumor Reye syndrome Risks of lumbar puncture include: Bleeding into the spinal canal or around the brain[] Normal values typically range as follows: Pressure: 70 to 180 mm H 2 O Appearance: clear, colorless CSF total protein : 15 to 60 mg/100 mL Gamma globulin: 3% to 12% of the[]

  • Dementia

    The first step to better understand the psychiatric manifestations of dementia is to appropriately recognize and describe the psychopathology and accurately distinguish between[] Pressure Hydrocephalus Vascular Dementia There are other conditions that can cause dementia or dementia-like symptoms including reactions to medications, metabolic problems[] […] by difficulties in memory, disturbances in language, psychological and psychiatric changes, and impairments in activities of daily living.[]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    In order to define more clearly the psychiatric manifestations, ten patients with this disorder underwent unstructured psychiatric interviews and a battery of psychologic[] Disorders associated with OBS include, but are not limited to: Degenerative Disorders: Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Huntington Disease Multiple Sclerosis Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus[] pressure hydrocephalus Parkinson disease Pick disease DEMENTIA DUE TO METABOLIC CAUSES Kidney disease Liver disease Thyroid disease ( hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism )[]

  • Organic Personality Disorder

    Alternative Titles: insanity, madness, mental illness, psychiatric disorder Mental disorder, any illness with significant psychological or behavioral manifestations that is[] Degenerative Disorders: Diffuse Lewy Body disease Alzheimer disease Normal pressure hydrocephalus Huntington disease Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease Parkinson disease Multiple sclerosis[] psychiatric disorder (V71.01-V71.02) personality disorder with predominantly sociopathic or asocial manifestations (301.7) 309.4 With mixed disturbance of emotions and conduct[]

  • Boxer's Dementia

    […] infection, brain trauma or tumors, vitamin deficiencies, anoxia, metabolic conditions, endocrine conditions, immune disorders, prion diseases, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, normal-pressure[] One cause that has yet to be investigated is normal pressure hydrocephalus or NPH. NPH causes cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) volume to increase in the brain.[] Normal-pressure hydrocephalus. This condition, which is caused by enlarged ventricles in the brain, can cause walking problems, urinary difficulty and memory loss.[]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    Skodol, AE ( 2005 ) Manifestations, clinical diagnosis, and comorbidity.[] In the other four patients, the CSF was under normal pressure, but CSF pleocytosis was present, suggesting that the disc edema was caused by inflammation rather than high[] Skodol , AE ( 2005 ) Manifestations, clinical diagnosis, and comorbidity .[]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Psychiatric manifestations of Cushing’s syndrome: response to lowering of plasma cortisol. Q J Med 1979; 191: 465–72 Google Scholar 26.[] pressure hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease Manic Episode Though classically in a euphoric state, manic patients may also display intense irritability and agitation and profound[] manifestations.[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Adams RD, Fisher CM, Hakim S, et al: Symptomatic occult hydrocephalus with 'normal' cerebrospinal-fluid pressure: A treatable syndrome. ‎[] pressure hydrocephalus.[] Subdural hematomas may result in up to 8% of the patients shunted for normal-pressure hydrocephalus [ 33 ].[]

  • Mania

    Psychiatric manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) that are commonly preceded by organic syndromes include confusional states, anxiety disorder, cognitive dysfunction[] Kwentus JA, Hart RP: Normal pressure hydrocephalus presenting as mania. J Nerv Ment Dis 1987;175:500–502.[] Psychiatric disturbances can manifest after levothyroxine (LT4) treatment for severe hypothyroidism.[]

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