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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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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.
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.
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