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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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In our study, the most common tuberculous meningitis-induced complications encountered in children were found to be obstructive hydrocephalus (63.
Obstructive hydrocephalus is a relatively common complication of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) resulting in high morbidity and mortality (1).
1) Growth is slow and there is no reported malignant potential with clinical presentation typically entailing signs of increased intracranial pressure, obstructive hydrocephalus, and cerebellar dysfunction.
The success rate was 54, 58, and 22% for myelomenigocele, communicating, and obstructive hydrocephalus groups, respectively.
seizures, obstructive hydrocephalus, headache, stroke, mental health disorder, encephalitis/meningitis, cerebral edema, syncope, neuroimaging, ventricular shunt management, and central nervous system surgery) by individually introducing dummy variables encoding these clinical variables into the models.
MRI revealed a heterogeneous mass with central necrosis in the right parietal lobe, causing a mass effect on the right lateral ventricle and complicated by obstructive hydrocephalus (Fig.
Furthermore, the 1% frequency of obstructive hydrocephalus is observed in patients with NMOSD, which is far greater than in the general adult population.
The proximity of these lesions to the fourth ventricle explains the common presentation of these patients with obstructive hydrocephalus, as described in about 80% of the cases3, 4.
It is also difficult to determine complete obstruction of the aqueduct, which is relevant because third ventriculostomy is most successful in true obstructive hydrocephalus.
Contrast MRI scan of brain revealed a solitary ring enhancing lesions in the left cerebellar hemisphere with mild obstructive hydrocephalus above the 4th ventricle (Figure 1,2).
Lipoma of the ambient cistern causing obstructive hydrocephalus.
A diagnosis of obstructive hydrocephalus was established.
Hypertensive supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage, complications of acute obstructive hydrocephalus and blood entering the ventricular system [Supratentorialynie gipertenzivnie vnutrimozgovie krovoizliyaniya, oslojnennie ostroy obstruktivnoy gidrocefaliey i prorivom krovi v jeludochkovuyu sistemu], in Russian, Moscow.
There was obstruction of the Aqueduct of Sylvius, leading to dilatation of the third and lateral ventricles with obstructive hydrocephalus.
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