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Descriptor English: Hydrocephalus
Descriptor Spanish: Hidrocefalia
Descriptor Portuguese: Hidrocefalia
Descriptor French: Hydrocéphalie
Entry term(s): Aqueductal Stenoses
Aqueductal Stenosis
Cerebral Ventriculomegalies
Cerebral Ventriculomegalies, Fetal
Cerebral Ventriculomegaly
Cerebral Ventriculomegaly, Fetal
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Congenital Hydrocephalus
Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegalies
Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegaly
Hydrocephalus Ex Vacuo
Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuo
Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuos
Hydrocephalus, Communicating
Hydrocephalus, Congenital
Hydrocephalus, Obstructive
Hydrocephalus, Post-Traumatic
Hydrocephaly
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Post Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Stenoses, Aqueductal
Stenosis, Aqueductal
Ventriculomegalies, Cerebral
Ventriculomegalies, Fetal Cerebral
Ventriculomegaly, Cerebral
Ventriculomegaly, Fetal Cerebral
Tree number(s): C10.228.140.602
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Cerebral Ventriculitis MeSH
Intracranial Hypertension MeSH
Megalencephaly MeSH
DeCS ID: 7002
Unique ID: D006849
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/01
Hydrocephalus - Preferred
Concept UI M0010699
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.
Preferred term Hydrocephalus
Entry term(s) Hydrocephaly
Cerebral Ventriculomegaly - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0544835
Scope note Enlargement of CEREBRAL VENTRICLES. Although it is often isolated without other CNS anomalies it can be associated with other congenital malformations (e.g., ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION; DANDY-WALKER MALFORMATION, and ACROCALLOSAL SYNDROME).
Preferred term Cerebral Ventriculomegaly
Entry term(s) Cerebral Ventriculomegalies
Ventriculomegalies, Cerebral
Ventriculomegaly, Cerebral
Communicating Hydrocephalus - Narrower
Concept UI M0335280
Preferred term Communicating Hydrocephalus
Entry term(s) Hydrocephalus, Communicating
Congenital Hydrocephalus - Narrower
Concept UI M0335281
Preferred term Congenital Hydrocephalus
Entry term(s) Hydrocephalus, Congenital
Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuo - Narrower
Concept UI M0335284
Preferred term Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuo
Entry term(s) Hydrocephalus Ex Vacuo
Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuos
Obstructive Hydrocephalus - Narrower
Concept UI M0335282
Preferred term Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Entry term(s) Hydrocephalus, Obstructive
Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus - Narrower
Concept UI M0335283
Preferred term Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Entry term(s) Hydrocephalus, Post-Traumatic
Post Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Aqueductal Stenosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0544834
Preferred term Aqueductal Stenosis
Entry term(s) Aqueductal Stenoses
Stenoses, Aqueductal
Stenosis, Aqueductal
Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegaly - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0544836
Preferred term Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegaly
Entry term(s) Cerebral Ventriculomegalies, Fetal
Cerebral Ventriculomegaly, Fetal
Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegalies
Ventriculomegalies, Fetal Cerebral
Ventriculomegaly, Fetal Cerebral



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