Hydrocephalus can occur at any age, but is most common in infants and adults age 60 and older. It affects adult males and females, as well as people of different races, about equally. Experts believe that normal-pressure hydrocephalus accounts for five to six percent of all dementia cases. Hydrocephalus can cause permanent brain damage, so it’s important that you recognize symptoms of this condition and seek medical attention. The condition is more common in children, but it can Author: Amanda Delgado And Valencia Higuera.
Hydrocephalus is a buildup of fluid in your brain. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatments.Author: Markham Heid. Hydrocephalus, or fluid on the brain, causes slightly different symptoms depending on the type of hydrocephalus and the age of the person affected. Hydrocephalus from birth. Babies born with hydrocephalus (congenital) often have distinctive physical features. These can include: an unusually large head a thin and shiny scalp with easily visible.
Adult hydrocephalus is one of the only reversible causes of dementia. Neurosurgeon Dr. Guy McKhann aims to educate others about its diagnosis and treatment. Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus stories condition symptoms condition treatments Conditions and Treatments.