Normal pressure hydrocephalus and spontaneous cerebellar hemorrhage: report of an autopsied case

The authors report the case of a 64-year-old man who presented normal pressure hydrocephalus in the course of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic vas-culopathy confirmed by postmortem examination. A blood clot was found on the central area of the left cerebellar hemisphere. The clinical features and the pathogenesis of normal pressure hydrocephalus and cerebellar hemorrhage are reviewed and discussed.


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