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6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies
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6 symptoms of Hydrocephalus in Babies

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  • 1. 6 symptoms of6 symptoms ofhydrocephalus in Babieshydrocephalus in BabiesLearn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 2. DefinitionDefinitionHydrocephalus: is abnormalaccumulation of cerebrospinalfluid within the ventricles andsubarachnoid spaces.Learn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 3. CSFCSFCirculatiCirculationonObstruction to the flow of CSF at any point,results indilatation of the venticular system proximal to theobstruction with profound effect on intracranial pressure.Learn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 4. Learn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 5. IncidenceIncidence• 1/1000 live birthLearn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 6. 6 Signs and6 Signs andSymptomsSymptoms- Irritability, vomiting- Head enlargement- Setting sun sign- Cracked pot- Trans illumination- Suture diastasesLearn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 7. Learn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 8. Radiological criteriaRadiological criteria• Size of temporal horn is ≥ 2mm in width• Frontal horn/ internal diameter > 0.5• Mickey mouse ventricles• Periventericular edema• Sagital MRI shows upwards bowing of corpus callosumLearn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 9. Learn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  • 10. Learn more about Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net

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