Hydrocephalus Fact Sheet (NIH) The term hydrocephalus is derived from the Greek words "hydro" meaning water and "cephalus" meaning head. As the name implies, it is a condition in which the primary characteristic is excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.
Dandy Walker Brain Disorder Dandy Walker is a cyst in the cerebellum (typically symmetrical) that is involved with the fourth ventricle. This may interfere with the body's ability to drain cerebrospinal fluid from the brain, resulting in hydrocephalus.
Hydrocephalus Foundation, Inc. The Hydrocephalus Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, educational resources and networking opportunities to patients and families affected by hydrocephalus.
Hydrocephalus in Children Hydrocephalus in children causes an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain, which can cause the ventricles to enlarge. Find resources where you can learn about the different types of hydrocephalus, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, testing and treatments.
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus ASBAH aims to improve services for people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, to work with them to extend their choices, and maximise opportunities for independence and achievement.
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus This site contains a lot of basic and general information about the condition of spina bifida and must not be used for self-diagnosis.