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What imaging tests are used to diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)?

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Imaging tests used to diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)include:

  • CT scan of the head: This scan is similar to an X-ray but gives a more detailed, 3-dimensional picture of your brain.
  • MRI of the head : This scan uses radio signals and a strong magnet to create a detailed picture of your brain.

From: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 09/16/2018

 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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