Thousands of patients with curable brain condition... - Article in The Daily Mail Online

Thousands of patients with curable brain condition 'may be languishing in care homes after being wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease'

 

About 20,000 Britons are thought to have normal pressure hydrocephalus

The condition is caused by fluid becoming trapped on the brain

Richard Edwards, neurosurgeon, said doctors often mistake the illness for dementia, which has similar symptoms

 

By STEPHEN ADAMS, HEALTH CORRESPONDENT OF THE MAIL ON SUNDAY

 

Read the article at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6943301/Thousands-patients-curable-brain-condition-wrongly-diagnosed-Alzheimers.html

 

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