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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.[] The authors detail the approach to complications such as transtentorial herniation, hydrocephalus, and focal seizures.[]

  • Dementia

    Alzheimer’s disease Corticobasal Degeneration Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Dementia with Lewy Bodies Frontotemporal Dementia HIV Dementia Huntington’s disease Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus[] 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[] Other forms of dementia, including vascular disorders (multiple strokes), dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson's dementia, and normal pressure hydrocephalus would be grouped[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

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

  • Otitis Media

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

  • Osteoporosis

    Cole-Carpenter syndrome ( OMIM , OMIM ) is characterized by bone deformities, multiple fractures, proptosis, shallow orbits, orbital craniosynostosis, frontal bossing, and hydrocephalus[] Cole-Carpenter syndrome (OMIM 112240 , 616294 ) is characterized by bone deformities, multiple fractures, proptosis, shallow orbits, orbital craniosynostosis, frontal bossing, and hydrocephalus[]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

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

  • Hydrocephalus

    Hydrocephalus requires regular and long term follow-up.[] Hydrocephalus at Curlie Guidelines for pediatric hydrocephalus[] Untreated hydrocephalus may result in death.[]

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    […] low pressure hydrocephalus HYDROCEPHALUS, NORMAL-PRESSURE Chronic adult hydrocephalus NPH symptomatic hydrocephalus[] 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[] See separate Hydrocephalus article. Epidemiology The condition occurs mainly in elderly patients.[]

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

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

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    Abstract Cortical biopsies of 13 patients with clinical diagnosis of congenital hydrocephalus, Arnold-Chiari malformation and hydrocephalus, and postmeningitis hydrocephalus[] We report the second case of focal dermal hypoplasia associated with myelomenigocele, Arnold-Chiari malformation and hydrocephalus and the first in a male.[] 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[]

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