Have you heard the term Water on the Brian?
People born with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus are often called big head .
It’s cerebrospinal fluid in the brain that causes space in the brain called ventricles, becoming too large and the head can swell in infants
A shunt is a small shallow tube that helps drain excess fluid and protect the brain from pressure . This procedure is changed from time to time if the child grows or clogged if it becomes infected.
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