Hydrocephalus Fact Sheet | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - adult hydrocephalus onset

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


Hydrocephalus is a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) builds up within the ventricles (fluid-containing cavities) of the brain and may increase pressure within the head. Although hydrocephalus often is described as "water on the brain," the "water" is actually CSF.

Jul 26, Common signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus in infants include: Among adults 60 years of age and older, the more common signs and.

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a type of hydrocephalus that usually occurs in older adults.