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What are the symptoms of hydrocephalus in a previously normal adult?

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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Variable

Hydrocephalus in a previously normal adult can present with headaches, memory problems, imbalance or visual symptoms.
Acute hydrocephalus can cause lethargy and coma if severe and untreated.

In brief: Variable

Hydrocephalus in a previously normal adult can present with headaches, memory problems, imbalance or visual symptoms.
Acute hydrocephalus can cause lethargy and coma if severe and untreated.
Dr. Reza Karimi
Dr. Reza Karimi
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Dr. James Eitner
Classic triad is dementia, gait disturbance, and urinary incontinence for normal pressure hydrocephalus in an adult. (Wacky, Wobbly, and Wet)
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
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In brief: Classic Triad

Classic triad is dementia, gait disturbance, and urinary incontinence for normal pressure hydrocephalus in an adult.
(wacky, wobbly, and wet).

In brief: Classic Triad

Classic triad is dementia, gait disturbance, and urinary incontinence for normal pressure hydrocephalus in an adult.
(wacky, wobbly, and wet).
Dr. James Eitner
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Wacky, wobbly, and Wet....great stuff!!!
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