Chapter

Hydrocephalus

Christopher M. Filley

in The Behavioral Neurology of White Matter

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199743261
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322992 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743261.003.014
Hydrocephalus

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Chapter 14 considers higher ventricular volumes of CSF (both additional CSF occupying space within a brain of normal size, or because the parenchyma atrophies and CSF replaces the lost tissue (hydrocephalus ex vacuo)), and their neurobehavioral sequelae. White matter involvement plays a central role in the understanding of neurobeha vioral sequelae in the setting of hydrocephalus.

Chapter.  4438 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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