Hydrocephalus in children - DNB solved questions

The post covers hydrocephalus in children, folliwing topics are discussed briefly

Table of contents

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

DNB Question asked previosuly

  1. CSF circulation - applied aspect (2021/2) 5
  2. CSF flow (2021/1) 5
  3. Causes of obstructive hydrocephalus (2019/1) 5
  4. Causes of hydrocephalus in children (2017/1) 5
  5. a) CSF formation and CSF circulation 4
    b) Enumerate the causes and management of Communicating hydrocephalus and Non -communicating hydrocephalus 3+3 (Apr 2016)
  6. Describe briefly cerebrospinal fluid formation, circulation, absorption, and enumerate causes of hydrocephalus. (2011/2)3+2+2+3
  7. What are the causes of congenital hydrocephalus? Describe clinical features and management of an infant with Arnold Chiari malformation. (2009/2)4+6
  8. Describe the normal cerebrospinal fluid pathway with the help of a diagram. Define and classify hydrocephalus and enlist its causes. (2009/1)4+6
  9. List the causes of Hydrocephalus in children. What is the pathogenesis and discuss the management (2005)10
  10. Dandy Walker Malformation (2003/1)15
  11. Circulation of CSF (2017/1) 5
  12. Etiology and pathophysiology of hydrocephalus (1999/2)15
  13. Normal CSF circulation in Newborns and the changes that take place in Aqueductal Stenosis (1998/2)10
  14. Hydrocephalus in infancy (1996/2)14


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about authors

Ajay Agade | DNB(Pediatrics), FNB(Pediatric Intensive Care), Fellowship in Pediatric pulmonology and LTV

Ajay is a Paediatric Intensivist, currently working in Pediatric Pulmonology & LTV at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS, London