Diagnosis of Hydrocephalus Disease
1) The common diagnosis test to determined hydrocephalus disease is by using cranial imaging techniques such as ultrasonography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or pressure-monitoring techniques.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
2) The diagnosis test of hydrocephalus is based on the answer given by an individual to the doctor about signs and symptoms.
3) The other diagnosis test to determined hydrocephalus disease is neurological exam. In this procedure the neurologist may ask questions and conduct relatively simple tests in the office to judge:
- Muscle strength
- Muscle tone
- Sense of touch
- Vision and eye movement
- Mental status