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395 Possible Causes for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Urinary Incontinence

  • Alzheimer Disease

    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[] Sensory problems (hearing and vision) and urinary incontinence were associated with increased mortality only among patients with less severe dementia.[] pressure hydrocephalus ) Stroke Thyroid disease Vitamin deficiency CT or MRI of the brain may be done to look for other causes of dementia, such as a brain tumor or stroke[]

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    Normal pressure hydrocephalus may occur due to secondary causes or may be idiopathic.[] Urinary incontinence occurs in about 45–90 % of NPH patients.[] […] low pressure hydrocephalus HYDROCEPHALUS, NORMAL-PRESSURE Chronic adult hydrocephalus NPH symptomatic hydrocephalus[]

  • Binswanger Disease

    pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) using diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI).[] Clinically, Lacunar Dementia presents with gait difficulties, urinary incontinence, parkinsonian features, pseudobulbar palsy, emotional incontinence and dementia.[] incontinence Last updated: 1/1/2017 Source: GARD (NIH) 1 • • • Back to: « Cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy • •[]

  • Hydrocephalus

    About normal pressure hydrocephalus Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a brain disorder in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain’s ventricles, which are[] This ventricular distension leads to the classic presentation of urinary incontinence, dementia, and ataxic gait.[] Learn more about normal pressure hydrocephalus symptoms. Causes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Sometimes, normal pressure hydrocephalus occurs for no clear reason.[]

  • 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

    Pressure Hydrocephalus Vascular Dementia There are other conditions that can cause dementia or dementia-like symptoms including reactions to medications, metabolic problems[] incontinence.[] These may include viral infections such as HIV, Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, chronic heavy alcohol intake, Huntington's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy and normal pressure[]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Continued What Causes Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?[] We experienced a case of glioblastoma multiforme which exhibited dementia, gait disturbance, headache, and urinary incontinence six months after subtotal removal of the tumor[] Symptoms were lethargy (N   5), headache (N   3), confusion (N   3), gait disturbance (N   3) and urinary incontinence (N   1); three patients presented resembling normal[]

  • Congenital Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Continued What Causes Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?[] This ventricular distension leads to the classic presentation of urinary incontinence, dementia, and abnormal gait.[] […] deterioration Blurred vision (due to papilledema and in the later stages due to optic atrophy) Double vision (suggesting sixth nerve palsy) Gait disturbance, dementia and urinary[]

  • Cerebral Cortical Atrophy

    It can be difficult to distinguish this from the changes seen in normal pressure hydrocephalus.[] incontinence), erectile dysfunction in males and Raynaud syndrome).[] (Article) Medical Conditions that Can Mimic Dementia (Article) Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) (Article) Frontotemporal Dementias (Article) Infections that Can Cause Dementia[]

  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    Continued What Causes Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?[] incontinence.[] CASE DESCRIPTION: We describe a 30-year-old man who presented with complaints of headache, poor attention and concentration, forgetfulness, polyuria, urinary incontinence[]

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