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Prognosis of Hydrocephalus

Prognosis for Hydrocephalus: The prognosis for patients diagnosed with hydrocephalus is difficult to predict, although there is some correlation between the specific cause of hydrocephalus and the patient's outcome. Prognosis is further complicated by the presence of associated disorders, the timeliness of diagnosis, and the success of treatment. Affected individuals and their families should be aware that hydrocephalus poses risks to both cognitive and physical development. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Hydrocephalus Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Hydrocephalus

Complications:

Complications of Hydrocephalus may include:

Complications of Hydrocephalus from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Hydrocephalus.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Hydrocephalus usually refers to the likely outcome of Hydrocephalus. The prognosis of Hydrocephalus may include the duration of Hydrocephalus, chances of complications of Hydrocephalus, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Hydrocephalus, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Hydrocephalus. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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