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Diagnosed w/ hydrocephalus as an infant & the only one in my family to have it.i want to have a child. what are the chances my child might have it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Consult geneticist: There are several potential causes for hydrocephalus so a single number for all is not possible. Find a medical geneticist, often on staff at a Children's hospital or medical school. They can sort through your family history & medical records to find which risk would apply to your case as well as any general risks of other conditions.

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