Definition: 'Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus'
normal pressure hydrocephalusType: Term
1. a type of hydrocephalus developing usually in older people, due to failure of cerebrospinal fluid to be absorbed by the pacchionian granulations, and characterized clinically by progressive dementia, unsteady gait, urinary incontinence, and usually, a normal spinal fluid pressure.
Synonyms: occult hydrocephalus
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