Acquired hydrocephalus

Acquired Hydrocephalus: Hydrocephalus that results from head trauma, brain tumors, intracranial hemorrhage, or meningitis. ...1

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Symptoms of Acquired hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus that develops in adults or children Hydrocephalus that develops in adults or children (acquired) can cause headaches. The headache may be worse when you wake up in the morning because the fluid in your brain doesn't drain so well ...2

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Causes of Acquired hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus that develops in children or adults Acquired hydrocephalus can affect children or adults. It usually develops after an illness or injury. For example, it may occur after a serious head injury or as a complication of a medical condition ...3

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Causes List for Acquired hydrocephalus

Some possible causes of Acquired hydrocephalus or similar disorders may include:4

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Diagnosis of Acquired hydrocephalus

Diagnosing hydrocephalus Brain scans, such as CT scans and MRI scans, can be used to diagnose congenital and acquired hydrocephalus. A checklist is used to help diagnose NPH. For example, how you walk, your mental ability and symptoms that affect ...5

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Treatments: Acquired hydrocephalus

Treatment: Hydrocephalus (fluid on the brain) is treated with surgery. Babies born with hydrocephalus (congenital) and adults or children who develop it (acquired) usually need prompt treatment to reduce the pressure on their brain. If hydrocephalus isn't treated, the increase ...6

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Genetics

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References

  1. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ hydrocephalus/ symptoms/ 
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Hydrocephalus/ 
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Hydrocephalus/ 
  6. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ hydrocephalus/ treatment/ 

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