Translation of hydrocephalus in Spanish:

hydrocephalus

hidrocefalia, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪdrəˈsɛf(ə)ləs//ˌhaɪdroʊˈsɛfələs//ˌhʌɪdrəˈkɛf(ə)ləs/

noun

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    hidrocefalia feminine
    • About 90 percent of children with the most severe form of spina bifida develop hydrocephalus, or fluid on the brain.
    • Sometimes, the large head size reflects hydrocephalus (excess fluid in the brain) and requires surgery.
    • Neuroimaging may diagnose vascular disease, normal pressure hydrocephalus, tumors, abscess, or subdural hematoma.
    • Patients with neurologic diseases such as hydrocephalus and meningitis may also present with persistent vomiting.
    • These conditions include stroke, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, epilepsy, hydrocephalus and many other conditions.