Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Winnie C.W. Pao and Neill R. Graff-Radford

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI:
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Chapter 43 discusses normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), and covers its epidemiology, reasons why the diagnosis is difficult, differential diagnosis, features of the history, examination, neuropsychological assessment, radiological evaluation and special tests that may help clinicians with management, as well as the relationship of systemic hypertension and head size to the pathogenesis of NPH.

Chapter.  11494 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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