NONCOMMUNICATING HYDROCEPHALUS

hydrocephalus correlated with blockage of the ventricular system, that impedes normal flow and reabsorption of cerebrospinal fluid. It is commonly a result of a tumor. Commonly referred to as obstructive hydrocephalus.

NONCOMMUNICATING HYDROCEPHALUS: "The doctor diagnosed Cheryl with non-communicating hydrocephalus."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NONCOMMUNICATING HYDROCEPHALUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/noncommunicating-hydrocephalus/ (accessed February 25, 2020).
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