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These findings suggest you likely have normal pressure hydrocephalus.
Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) refers to a condition of pathologically enlarged ventricular size with normal opening pressures on lumbar puncture. NPH is distinguished from obstructive or noncommunicating hydrocephalus, in which there is a structural blockage of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation within the ventricular system (eg, stenosis of aqueduct of Sylvius).NPH is associated with a classic triad of dementia, gait disturbance, and urinary incontinence.
The treatment requires placement of a ventricular shunt to drain the excessive CSF from the brain resulting in dramatic improvement of the symptoms.
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