What is Hydrocephalus?

Hydrocephalus also known as "water on the brain", is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain. This may cause increased intracranial pressure inside the skull and progressive enlargement of the head, convulsion, tunnel vision and mental disability.

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my son is 6 and has hydrocephalus the last 8 weeks he has had lots of pain in legs and not been able to...

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Hydrocephalus in children can be associated with neurological symptoms like...

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What is hydrocephalus?

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Increased pressure in the brain

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Hydrocephalus is a status when the amount of cerebral liquor is...

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Dear Physicians: I believe that I should present the issue of hydrocephalus that had developed because the colliod cyst blocked the third ventricle...

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You should go ahead.Surgeon has given right advice

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