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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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The nonaltered size of the fourth ventricle in our case suggests an obstructive, noncommunicating hydrocephalus that may have been caused by stenosis along the cerebral aqueduct not observed in the sections studied.
Furthermore, the occurrence of various stages of ependymal denudation within full-term spina bifida aperta (SBA) fetuses suggests that there may be a continuation of the process after birth and that cases of communicating hydrocephalus could soon develop into noncommunicating hydrocephalus (Figures 1 and 2) [8, 14-16].
Noncommunicating hydrocephalus results from a lesion in the ventricular system that obstructs flow of CSF.
Noncommunicating hydrocephalus is basically of an obstructive nature.
Patients generally present with signs and symptoms of noncommunicating hydrocephalus such as headache, visual disturbances such as blurry vision and visual field deficit, and nausea or vomiting or both.