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How is normal pressure hydrocephalus diagnosed?

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Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and when they started, your medical and mental problems now and in the past, your family's medical problems, medications you're taking now and in the past, your work and travel experiences, and your habits and lifestyle. They'll also do a physical exam and tests of your mental status, such as answering questions and following simple directions. They also may recommend imaging tests, like a CT scan or MRI.

From: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/16/2018

 SOURCES: American Stroke Association. Hydrocephalus Foundation. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

 SOURCES: American Stroke Association. Hydrocephalus Foundation. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

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