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Macrocephaly due to communicating hydrocephalus: Macrocephaly due to communicating hydrocephalus is a condition in which there is an unusually large head caused by an accumulation of fluid in the brain and skull. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Macrocephaly due to communicating hydrocephalus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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