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Types of Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus: Types list

The list of types of Hydrocephalus mentioned in various sources includes:

  • Congenital Hydrocephalus
  • Acquired Hydrocephalus

Types discussion:

Hydrocephalus may be congenital or acquired. Congenital hydrocephalus is present at birth and may be caused by either environmental influences or genetic predisposition. Acquired hydrocephalus develops at the time of birth or at some point afterward. Acquired hydrocephalus can affect individuals of all ages and may be caused by injury or disease. The causes of hydrocephalus are not all well understood. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Hydrocephalus Information Page: NINDS)

Hydrocephalus: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Hydrocephalus: Related Disease Topics

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