Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a neurological disorder often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and senility. It brings incontinence, difficulty walking (ataxia-like wide-based gait), and memory problems. NPH stems from an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid around the brain enlarging ventricles and stretching the brain's tissues.


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... Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is an abnormal increase of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain's ventricles, or cavities. It occurs if the normal flow of CSF throughout the brain and spinal...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


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