Neurological Sciences

, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp 1033–1034

Obstructive hydrocephalus mimicking a normal pressure condition as unusual presentation of basilar artery aneurysm: a case report

  • S. Casciato
  • C. Di Bonaventura
  • J. Fattouch
  • L. Lapenta
  • A. T. Giallonardo
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Basilar artery aneurysm Obstructive hydrocephalus Normal pressure hydrocephalus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Casciato
    • 1
  • C. Di Bonaventura
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Fattouch
    • 1
  • L. Lapenta
    • 1
  • A. T. Giallonardo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neuroscience, Neurology Unit“Sapienza” UniversityRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Neurological SciencesUniversity of Rome “Sapienza”RomeItaly

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