hydrocephaly


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Related to hydrocephaly: meningitis, microcephaly, cretinism, spina bifida

hydrocephalus

, hydrocephaly
accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricles of the brain because its normal outlet has been blocked by congenital malformation or disease. In infancy it usually results in great enlargement of the head

hydrocephaly

[‚hī·drə′sef·ə·lē]
(medicine)
Increased volume of cerebrospinal fluid in the skull.
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One neurological form, Sabin's tetrad, results from fetal infection at the beginning of the pregnancy and produces diffuse cerebral calcifications, chorioretinitis, convulsions, hydrocephaly or microcephaly.
Stephan's medical birth history was significant and included a left hemisphere brain lesion, hydrocephaly with shunt placement, and probable sleep apnea.
1) The more serious outcome of toxoplasmosis is congenital abnormalities (such as microcephaly, hydrocephaly, blindness and mental retardation) and abortion) in the early gestational period.
Most symptoms of intellectual disability such as Down syndrome, hydrocephaly and microcephaly are observed and identified at birth and most hospitals in Pakistan currently have an advanced system of assessing newborns for these conditions.
In 23 live births, hydrocephaly (21) and arachnoid cyst (2) was correctly identified prenatally.
They included hydrocephaly and microcephaly, as well as cardiopulmonary, skeletal, and genitourinary malformations.
Game-Friedman-Paradice syndrome' is one of those syndromes, which is a relatively rare condition characterized by fetal growth retardation, hydrocephaly, hypoplastic multilobed lungs, and various other anomalies.
Ectodermal dysplasia, vascular nevus, and hydrocephaly can occur concomitantly with regional odontodysplasia (ALEVA et al.
Hydrocephaly secondary to central vein thrombosis in a hemodialysis patient.
In a large study of the medical birth registry in Norway, 192,417 children born between 1967 and 1991 to parents identified as farmers had a moderately increased risk for spina bifida and hydrocephaly, and limb reduction defects were associated with pesticide exposure.