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1,268 Possible Causes for Severe Hydrocephalus

  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    CASE DISCUSSION: A preterm 38-week-old boy was born with urgent caesarian section due to severe hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Factor influencing cognition was persisting severe hydrocephalus at time of assessment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: RESULTS suggest that this new therapy which combines EVD with early CLD insertion is safe and easy to manage moderate to severe IVH with obstructive hydrocephalus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

    OBJECTIVE: To report a first case of entire syringomyelia associated with Chiari II malformation and severe scoliosis and hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some children with severe hydrocephalus, or hydrocephalus and other birth defects, experience developmental and physical delays.[barnesjewish.org] CBR camp- Kuarmunda (9994087846).jpg 1.600 1.200; 428 KB Severe Hydrocephalus seen in a 11 months year old child- 2014-05-27 02-01.jpg 1.200 1.600; 365 KB Sheep with congenital[commons.wikimedia.org]

  • Ventricular Hemorrhage

    Three consecutive patients with ICH and severe IVH were treated with EVD immediately after admission due to acute obstructive hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hydrocephalus who received an EVD (n 32).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, severe IVH, and obstructive hydrocephalus with the need for external ventricular drainage were treated with IVF through external[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Based on preliminary experiences from the early 1970s, a patient with chronic and severe communicating hydrocephalus has been successfully treated with transposition of an[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract To determine the difference in the velocity parameters of cerebrospinal fluid flow in patients with varying severity of communicating hydrocephalus compared to a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three consecutive patients with ICH and severe IVH were treated with EVD immediately after admission due to acute obstructive hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scoliosis

    OBJECTIVE: To report a first case of entire syringomyelia associated with Chiari II malformation and severe scoliosis and hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors suggest that, in patients with severe scoliosis and shunted hydrocephalus, it may be necessary to place the tip of the catheter caudal to the curve of the scoliosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors report 2 cases with cerebral palsy and severe scoliosis treated with intrathecal baclofen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    I went to my GP who did a cat scan which showed a pineal cyst causing severe hydrocephalus.[steadyhealth.com] Severe convulsion and loss of awareness may be caused by large pineal cyst or pineal gland cysts that are symptomatic.[epainassist.com] Indications for neurosurgical intervention relate to the severity and chronicity of clinical presentation.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Congenital Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Severe hydrocephalus, mental retardation, spasticity, and adducted thumbs: Most males with L1 syndrome usually are born with severe hydrocephalus, adducted thumbs, and spasticity[ispn.guide] Sometimes observation or serial lumbar punctures For severe cases, a ventricular shunt procedure Treatment of hydrocephalus depends on etiology, severity, and whether hydrocephalus[msdmanuals.com] In most cases, though, hydrocephalus is treated with surgery. The type of surgery depends on the cause of the condition and its severity.[princetonbrainandspine.com]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Complications may include: Hydrocephalus Blindness or severe visual disability Severe intellectual disability or other neurological problems Call your health care provider[medlineplus.gov] […] neurological conditions including hydrocephalus or microcephaly.[veterinarypartner.com] Neonatal features of infection vary and include hydrocephalus, microcephaly, intracranial calcifications, chorioretinitis, strabismus, severe sight impairment, epilepsy, developmental[patient.info]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    The brain MRI showed a tetraventricular hydrocephalus predominating in the fourth ventricle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, severe orthostatic hypotension was confirmed and autonomic tests were abnormal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    On day 5 after the platelet count drop, the patient developed a severe cerebral hemorrhage with a coma.[aac.asm.org] Intracranial hemorrhage can occur in utero, resulting in parenchymal damage, porencephalic cysts, and obstructive hydrocephalus.[emedicine.medscape.com] The platelet transfusion was initiated, but hydrocephalus occurred, and 4 days later, the platelet count was normal but the patient died of brain herniation.[aac.asm.org]

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