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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[immersive.healthcentral.com] Behavioral and psychiatric manifestations in dementia patients in a community: caregiver burden and outcome.[dx.doi.org]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    A spinal tap may also be done to establish the diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus.[nlm.nih.gov] Inhalation anthrax Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) Pituitary tumor Reye syndrome Risks of lumbar puncture include: Bleeding into the spinal canal or around the brain[nlm.nih.gov] 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[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

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

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Disorders associated with OBS include, but are not limited to: Degenerative Disorders: Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Huntington Disease Multiple Sclerosis Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus[psychnet-uk.com] pressure hydrocephalus Parkinson disease Pick disease DEMENTIA DUE TO METABOLIC CAUSES Kidney disease Liver disease Thyroid disease ( hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism )[ufhealth.org]

  • Organic Personality Disorder

    Alternative Titles: insanity, madness, mental illness, psychiatric disorder Mental disorder, any illness with significant psychological or behavioral manifestations that is[britannica.com] Degenerative Disorders: Diffuse Lewy Body disease Alzheimer disease Normal pressure hydrocephalus Huntington disease Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease Parkinson disease Multiple sclerosis[epainassist.com] 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[assessmentpsychology.com]

  • Boxer's Dementia

    […] infection, brain trauma or tumors, vitamin deficiencies, anoxia, metabolic conditions, endocrine conditions, immune disorders, prion diseases, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, normal-pressure[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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.[upright-health.com] Normal-pressure hydrocephalus. This condition, which is caused by enlarged ventricles in the brain, can cause walking problems, urinary difficulty and memory loss.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    Skodol, AE ( 2005 ) Manifestations, clinical diagnosis, and comorbidity.[apt.rcpsych.org] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skodol , AE ( 2005 ) Manifestations, clinical diagnosis, and comorbidity .[cambridge.org]

  • Bipolar Disorder

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

  • Subdural Hematoma

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

  • Mania

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

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