obstructive hydrocephaly

obstructive hydrocephaly

[əb′strək·tiv ‚hī·drə′sef·ə·lē]
(medicine)
Accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain ventricles caused by obstruction of the passage of the fluid from the ventricles to the subarachnoid space. Also known as internal hydrocephaly; noncommunicating hydrocephaly.