Normal pressure hydrocephalus manifesting as an obsessive-compulsive disorder responding to CSF drainage

@article{Kaufman2003NormalPH,
  title={Normal pressure hydrocephalus manifesting as an obsessive-compulsive disorder responding to CSF drainage},
  author={Yakir Kaufman and Joshua P. Newman and Omer Boneh and Tamir Ben-Hur},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={250},
  pages={622-623}
}
Sirs: Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is characterized by progressive gait disorder, cognitive decline and sphincteric incontinence that develop in association with ventriculomegaly and normal CSF opening pressure, and improve following CSF drainage [8]. Cognitive impairments in NPH consist of confusion, psychomotor slowing, executive dysfunction and loss of initiative and memory [8, 11]. In obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), there are intrusive, repetitive, unwanted thoughts that induce… CONTINUE READING
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