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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. The fluid is often under increased pressure and can compress and damage the brain. Symptoms of hydrocephalus vary with age, progression of the disease, and individual tolerance to the condition. Hydrocephalus is most often treated by surgery in which a shunt system is inserted.

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Terms related to Hydrocephalus:

  • Acquired Hydrocephalus
  • Communicating Hydrocephalus
  • Congenital Hydrocephalus
  • Ex-vacuo Hydrocephalus
  • Fluid on the Brain
  • Non-communicating Hydrocephalus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Water on the Brain