Normal pressure hydrocephalus (mnenomic)

Dr Owen Kang and Radswiki et al.

The symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) can be recalled with this mnemonic:

  • wet, wacky, wobbly


  • wet: urinary incontinence
  • wacky: dementia (memory disturbance)
  • wobbly: gait disturbance
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Section: Mnemonics
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