An interesting case of normal pressure hydrocephalus with psychotic symptoms.

Authors:K Vinoth, S Sudhakar, Harisundar
Int J Biol Med Res. 2016; 7(4): 5773 - 5774  |  PDF File

Abstract

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is an important cause of reversible dementia presenting with a triad of dementia, urinary incontinence and gait disturbance. Psychiatric manifestations usually develop later after the triad. Here we present a case of normal pressure hydrocephalus presenting with prominent psychotic symptoms like auditory hallucinations and delusion of persecution without the characteristic triad. By presenting this case report we try to emphasize the possibility of organic causes in late onset psychosis.