chronic hydrocephalus

chronic hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus due to a disturbance of formation, flow or absorption of CSF, leading to an increase in CSF volume in the CNS that develops over months to years.
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Imaging of the head showed extensive chronic hydrocephalus and a 2 cm large colloid cyst of the third ventricle with obstruction of both foramina Monroe (Figure 3).
In the third patient, the cyst caused chronic hydrocephalus with intermittent symptoms of increased intracranial pressure.
Tomasello F, d'Avella D, de Divitiis O: Does lamina terminalis fenestration reduce the incidence of chronic hydrocephalus after subarachnoid hemorrhage?
Patients most commonly present with signs of intermittent, acute intracranial hypertension, but can present with chronic hydrocephalus.

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