Hydrocephalus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - long term symptoms hydrocephalus adult

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Adult-onset Hydrocephalus – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments long term symptoms hydrocephalus adult


The term hydrocephalus is derived from two words: "hydro," meaning water, and " cephalus," referring to the head. Hydrocephalus is a chronic condition. It affects adult males and females, as well as people of different races, about equally.

Older children may experience difficulty in remaining awake or waking up. If the hydrocephalus is slow and long-standing some children can have delay in their.

Among toddlers and older children, signs and symptoms may include: Long- term complications of hydrocephalus can vary widely and are.