A single case of Huntington's disease simultaneously occurring with obstructive hydrocephalus

Surg Neurol. 1991 Feb;35(2):136-8. doi: 10.1016/0090-3019(91)90265-b.


A case of simultaneously occurring Huntington's disease and obstructive hydrocephalus is presented. Huntington's and other neurodegenerative diseases have been described with normal-pressure hydrocephalus; however, no such description with obstructive hydrocephalus has been reported. The obstructive hydrocephalus displays a familial tendency in its presentation.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
  • Humans
  • Huntington Disease / complications*
  • Huntington Disease / genetics
  • Hydrocephalus / complications*
  • Hydrocephalus / genetics
  • Hydrocephalus / surgery
  • Male
  • Pedigree