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Is there special neuroimaging that can help diagnosis NPH?

To diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) a doctor may use neuroimaging such as a computerized tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate changes in the brain. If suspicion is low, a doctor may elect to scan with CT, though an MRI can provide additional information if NPH seems likely.

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