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3,663 Possible Causes for Hydrocephalus

  • Meningitis

    The patient's sensorium further deteriorated, and Ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery was done for hydrocephalus by a neurosurgeon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors detail the approach to complications such as transtentorial herniation, hydrocephalus, and focal seizures.[doi.org]

  • Dementia

    Alzheimer’s disease Corticobasal Degeneration Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Dementia with Lewy Bodies Frontotemporal Dementia HIV Dementia Huntington’s disease Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus[hopkinsmedicine.org] Long-time alcohol or drug use Certain types of hydrocephalus, a buildup of fluid in the brain Types of Dementia Dementia can be split into two groups based on which part of[webmd.com] Other forms of dementia, including vascular disorders (multiple strokes), dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson's dementia, and normal pressure hydrocephalus would be grouped[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    RESULTS: Magnetic resonance imaging showed diffuse symmetrical swelling and edema of the cerebellum resulting in compression of the fourth ventricle and hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Otitis Media

    Monitoring of visual acuity and visual fields is essential in otitic hydrocephalus.[emedicine.com] Acute necrotic otitis, Otitic hydrocephalus (hydrocephalus associated with AOM, usually accompanied by lateral sinus thrombosis but the exact pathophysiology is unclear).[patient.info] Mastoidectomy with exposure of diseased dura is imperative in cases of extradural abscess or granulation tissue, sigmoid sinus thrombophlebitis, and otitic hydrocephalus.[emedicine.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    Cole-Carpenter syndrome ( OMIM , OMIM ) is characterized by bone deformities, multiple fractures, proptosis, shallow orbits, orbital craniosynostosis, frontal bossing, and hydrocephalus[web.archive.org] Cole-Carpenter syndrome (OMIM 112240 , 616294 ) is characterized by bone deformities, multiple fractures, proptosis, shallow orbits, orbital craniosynostosis, frontal bossing, and hydrocephalus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    In the communicating hydrocephalus, there is a lack of reabsorption of CSF.[symptoma.com] We discuss communicating hydrocephalus in the current article, and the subsequent article deals with noncommunicating hydrocephalus. Copyright 2016 Elsevier Inc.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The traditional theory of communicating hydrocephalus has implicated the bulk flow component of CSF motion; that is, hydrocephalus is generally understood as an imbalance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

    Hydrocephalus requires regular and long term follow-up.[symptoma.com] Hydrocephalus at Curlie Guidelines for pediatric hydrocephalus[en.wikipedia.org] Untreated hydrocephalus may result in death.[patient.info]

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    […] low pressure hydrocephalus HYDROCEPHALUS, NORMAL-PRESSURE Chronic adult hydrocephalus NPH symptomatic hydrocephalus[wikidata.org] Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a type of hydrocephalus caused by the build-up of cerebrospinal fluid, characterized clinically by dementia, abnormal gait and urinary incontinence[symptoma.com] See separate Hydrocephalus article. Epidemiology The condition occurs mainly in elderly patients.[patient.info]

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    An adult with asymptomatic Dandy-Walker malformation without hydrocephalus was studied.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Optimal treatment for hydrocephalus related to Dandy-Walker syndrome (DWS) remains elusive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract The diagnosis of fetal hydrocephalus based on dilation of the ventricular system presents a broad range of management decisions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    Abstract Cortical biopsies of 13 patients with clinical diagnosis of congenital hydrocephalus, Arnold-Chiari malformation and hydrocephalus, and postmeningitis hydrocephalus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the second case of focal dermal hypoplasia associated with myelomenigocele, Arnold-Chiari malformation and hydrocephalus and the first in a male.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs and symptoms Clinical features of hydrocephalus are influenced by the patient's age, the cause of the hydrocephalus, the location of the obstruction, its duration, and[emedicine.medscape.com]

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