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Hydranencephaly

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Synonyms of Hydranencephaly

  • Hydroanencephaly

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Hydranencephaly is a central nervous system disorder characterized by an enlarged head and neurological deficits. The exact cause of Hydranencephaly is not known. This extremely rare form of Hydrocephalus involves the absence of portions of the brain. Results of neurologic examination in newborns may be normal or abnormal. The head usually appears enlarged at birth. Vision impairment, lack of growth and intellectual deficits are symptomatic of this disorder.

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