Hydrocephalus

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Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus, also known as “water on the brain,” is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain. This may cause increased intracranial pressure inside the skull and progressive enlargement of the head, convulsion, and mental disability. Hydrocephalus can also cause death. The name derives from the Greek words (hudro-) “water”, and (kephalos) “head”.

Wikipedia: Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus Association

Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network