Hydrocephalus in children- Types, Causes, diagnosis and Treatment

Table of contents

  • What is Hydrocephalus
  • Types of Hydrocephalus
  • Causes
  • Non-communicating type
  • Communicating
  • Early symptomps
  • Late symptomps
  • Diagnosis
  • Lab workup
  • Treatment Aim Therapy

Question asked

  1. List the causes of Hydrocephalus in children. What is the pathogenesis and discuss the management (2005) Marks 10
  2. Etiology and pathophysiology of hydrocephalus (1999/Dec)
  3. Hydrocephalus in infancy (1996/Dec)
  4. CSF formation and CSF circulation (2017/June) marks 5.
  5. b)Enumerate the causes and management of i)Communicating hydrocephalus ii)Non-communicatinghydrocephalus (Apr 2016) Marks 3+3)