Signs, Symptoms and Course of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus in Comparison with Cerebral Atrophy

Abstract

 Between May 1982 and January 1997 we investigated 200 patients for normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) by performing an intrathecal infusion test. 168 patients (84%) presented with the clinical syndrome of gait ataxia, dementia and urinary incontinence, the so called Adams triad. In 107 patients (54%) the diagnosis of a NPH could be confirmed. Of these… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s007010050480

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