Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Meningocele Hydrocephalus

Increased fluid on the brain, or hydrocephalus, can cause different symptoms, depending on the age of the person.

Symptoms of hydrocephalus in infants include:

Symptoms of hydrocephalus in children include:

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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