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What causes normal pressure hydrocephalus?

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In most cases, the cause of NPH is never known. But it can happen after a head injury, bleeding around the brain (due to a blow to the head), stroke, meningitis (infection of a protective layer of tissue around the brain), or brain tumor. It also can happen after surgery on the brain. How these conditions lead to NPH is not clear.

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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