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Hydrocephalus MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hydrocephalus
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.602
Unique ID
D006849
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006849
Scope Note
Excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranium which may be associated with dilation of cerebral ventricles, INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; HEADACHE; lethargy; URINARY INCONTINENCE; and ATAXIA.
Entry Term(s)
Aqueductal Stenosis
Cerebral Ventriculomegaly
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Congenital Hydrocephalus
Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegaly
Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuo
Hydrocephaly
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus
See Also
Cerebral Ventriculitis
Intracranial Hypertension
Megalencephaly
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/01
Hydrocephalus Preferred
Cerebral Ventriculomegaly Related
Communicating Hydrocephalus Narrower
Congenital Hydrocephalus Narrower
Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuo Narrower
Obstructive Hydrocephalus Narrower
Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus Narrower
Aqueductal Stenosis Narrower
Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegaly Related
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