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How common is hydrocephalus, or is it unusual?

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Dr. Edward Evans
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: 0.5%

Hydrocephalus is not common with a prevalence of 5 in 1000.
It can be congenital or acquired. In premature infants it can follow a significant bleed and can have a poor prognosis.

In brief: 0.5%

Hydrocephalus is not common with a prevalence of 5 in 1000.
It can be congenital or acquired. In premature infants it can follow a significant bleed and can have a poor prognosis.
Dr. Edward Evans
Dr. Edward Evans
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