Hydrocephalus refers to a condition associated with excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, in the skull. Excess accumulation of CSF results in an abnormal widening of the ventricles, which leads to harmfu... More »

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Hydrocephalus that is not treated may cause death, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Normal-pressure hydrocephalus, the type of condition suffered by adults, that is diagnosed and ... More »

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Adult onset hydrocephalus affects the elderly in several ways, with primary symptoms that include forgetfulness, difficulty walking and bladder control problems, American Association of Neurological Surgeons says. Often,... More »

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Cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, can leak from the spine after a surgery or lumbar puncture, which involves inserting a needle in a patient's back to draw fluid from the spine, MedlinePlus states. CSF is a clear liquid that ... More »

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Craniosacral therapy, also known as cranial osteopathy or cranial balancing, is a form of therapy that involves light touching on the skull, spine and pelvis to improve the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. Although it may re... More »

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Pulmonary edema is the medical term used to refer to the accumulation of fluid in the lungs, specifically in the alveoli or air sacs, according to Medical News Today. It affects gas exchange and makes breathing difficult... More »

Corneal edema refers to abnormal swelling of the cornea due to fluid accumulation, leading to blurred or clouded vision, as explained by UW Medicine. Its causes include Fuch's dystrophy, the herpes simplex virus and cert... More »

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