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Types of Hydrocephalus

Communicating Hydrocephalus is the Build
Communicating Hydrocephalus is the Build

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is estimated to affect about 5 per 100,000 people with rates increasing with age. Description of hydrocephalus by Hippocrates date back more than 2000 years. The word "hydrocephalus" is from Greek hydro-, meaning 'water', and kephalos, meaning 'head'.

Non
Non

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a type of hydrocephalus that usually occurs in older adults. The average age of person with NPH is over age 60. NPH is different than other types of hydrocephalus in that it develops slowly over time.

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