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What is worse than water on the brain? Is there any treatment?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Hydrocephalus

Can be communicating or non-communicating.
In children, they can cause very large head if undetected. The remedy is decompression, usually with a device called a shunt, from the ventricular fluid filled cavities, a tube is tunneled under the skin to another location where the fluid can harmlessly be absorbed.

In brief: Hydrocephalus

Can be communicating or non-communicating.
In children, they can cause very large head if undetected. The remedy is decompression, usually with a device called a shunt, from the ventricular fluid filled cavities, a tube is tunneled under the skin to another location where the fluid can harmlessly be absorbed.
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