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Posted by: Albert M. Isaacs, MD on Apr 16, 2024

The diagnosis of hydrocephalus, often described as "water on the brain," can be a source of concern and numerous questions for parents. This condition involves an excessive buildup of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricles of the brain, potentially leading to increased pressure and affecting brain function.

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700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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