Cervical spine disease may result in a negative lumbar spinal drainage trial in normal pressure hydrocephalus: case report.


OBJECTIVE In this case report, we present a patient with normal pressure hydrocephalus in whom a lumbar drainage trial yielded a false-negative result secondary to cervical spondylosis. CLINICAL PRESENTATION An 80-year-old woman presented with classic symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus as well as evidence of cervical myelopathy. Magnetic resonance… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000327030.72226.D6


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