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Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Bahadir Demir, Seren Turkmen Mercan, Sengul Sahin, Irem Surme Kilic, Gulcin Elboga, Abdurrahman Altindag.

Abstract
Normal-pressure-hydrocephalus (NPH) may present with psychiatric disorders besides the classical clinic symptoms consisting of dementia, imbalance and incontinence. In this article, we aimed to present a case diagnosed with late onset bipolar disorder and concomitant clinical signs of normal pressure hydrocephalus. 49-year-old male patient admitted to our clinic with complaints of insomnia, irritability, aggression and distractibility for the last 3 months. He was in a state of mania with the following symptoms for the last 10 days; being more talkative, pressure to keep talking, fight of ideas, restlessness. In addition, he complained of amnesia, imbalance, urinary incontinence that started concurrent with symptoms for the last 3 months.The patient was diagnosed with bipolar disorder manic episode according to DSM-5 . It was deemed appropriate for the patient to be hospitalized. Blood tests were normal. MRI result was consistent with NPH. In late-onset psychiatric disorders, the diagnosis should be considered as a secondary presentation due to other medical conditions should be investigated.

Key words: Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Mania, Bipolar Disorder, Psychiatric Disorders


 
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Demir B, Mercan ST, Sahin S, Kilic IS, Elboga G, Altindag A. Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. PBS. 2021; 11(1): 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221


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Demir B, Mercan ST, Sahin S, Kilic IS, Elboga G, Altindag A. Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. http://www.pbsciences.org/?mno=302645356 [Access: May 31, 2021]. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221


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Demir B, Mercan ST, Sahin S, Kilic IS, Elboga G, Altindag A. Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. PBS. 2021; 11(1): 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Demir B, Mercan ST, Sahin S, Kilic IS, Elboga G, Altindag A. Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. PBS. (2021), [cited May 31, 2021]; 11(1): 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221



Harvard Style

Demir, B., Mercan, . S. T., Sahin, . S., Kilic, . I. S., Elboga, . G. & Altindag, . A. (2021) Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. PBS, 11 (1), 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221



Turabian Style

Demir, Bahadir, Seren Turkmen Mercan, Sengul Sahin, Irem Surme Kilic, Gulcin Elboga, and Abdurrahman Altindag. 2021. Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 11 (1), 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221



Chicago Style

Demir, Bahadir, Seren Turkmen Mercan, Sengul Sahin, Irem Surme Kilic, Gulcin Elboga, and Abdurrahman Altindag. "Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus." Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 11 (2021), 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Demir, Bahadir, Seren Turkmen Mercan, Sengul Sahin, Irem Surme Kilic, Gulcin Elboga, and Abdurrahman Altindag. "Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus." Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 11.1 (2021), 84-86. Print. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Demir, B., Mercan, . S. T., Sahin, . S., Kilic, . I. S., Elboga, . G. & Altindag, . A. (2021) Mania Related to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 11 (1), 84-86. doi:10.5455/PBS.20210114113221