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Synonyms for hydrocephalus

an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain

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A record-based descriptive study was carried out by accessing and analysing the medical case records of women retrospectively who delivered babies with congenital hydrocephalus between Jan.
The quasi-experimental study was conducted at the Neurosurgery Department of the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rawalpindi, from January 2012 to June 2014, and comprised infants of either gender who presented late with congenital hydrocephalus, fronto-occipital circumference (FOC) significantly higher than 98 percentile of matched age group, having signs of marked hydrocephalus such as tense fontanelle, irritability, perinaud's phenomenon and failure to thrive.
In 2003, the incidence of congenital hydrocephalus was 10.
We classified the present case as congenital hydrocephalus based on the bird's age, history, the course of the clinical signs, and histopathologic observations, even though no obstructions or choroid plexus alterations were detected.
Jabb and Kennedy (1970) stated congenital hydrocephalus is inherited in cattle and exacerbated in its manifestation by a coexisting hypovitaminosis.
He had undergone right VP shunt procedure for congenital hydrocephalus at the age of 6 months.
The patient was a nineteen-year-old white female who had a VP shunt placed for congenital hydrocephalus when she was seven days old.
About one in 1,000 babies is born with congenital hydrocephalus, a condition that results from a failure of fluid to drain from around the brain.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have found what may be a major cause of congenital hydrocephalus, one of the most common neurological disorders of childhood that produces mental debilitation and sometimes death in premature and newborn children.
Infection during pregnancy is associated with teratogenic effects, including congenital hydrocephalus and chorioretinitis (2).
He had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt placed at birth due to congenital hydrocephalus.
The child suffers from a medical condition called congenital hydrocephalus -- an accumulation of fluid in the ventricles or cavities of the brain.
Since then the charity Research into Congenital Hydrocephalus and other Radical Deformities has benefited from the efforts of Lutterworth GC, who this year raised more than pounds 585.
Congenital hydrocephalus occurs during fetal development and can be the result of complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors.
Congenital hydrocephalus is present at birth, while acquired hydrocephalus can develop at the time of birth, but it can also develop at some point afterward.
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