Hakim-Adams syndrome

Hakim-Adams syndrome

[S. Hakim, 20th-cent. U.S. neurologist]
A rare inherited form of normalpressure hydrocephalus in which patients develop memory loss, incontinence, and difficulty walking.

Adams,

R.D., U.S. physician.
Bickers-Adams syndrome - see under Bickers
Hakim-Adams syndrome - Synonym(s): Hakim syndrome

Hakim,

S., 20th century U.S. neurologist.
Hakim catheter
Hakim reservoir
Hakim shunt
Hakim syndrome - in the presence of normal pressure hydrocephalus, the patient experiences urinary incontinence, dementia, gait apraxia. Synonym(s): Hakim-Adams syndrome; HA syndrome
Hakim tube
Hakim valve
Hakim-Adams syndrome - Synonym(s): Hakim syndrome