Prognosis in infantile hydrocephalus. Follow-up in adult patients, born 1946-1955.


Twenty-six patients with infantile hydrocephalus were re-examined at ages ranging from 21-32 years. Operations had been performed in 11, but abnormal head growth continued post-operatively in 9. One third of the patients lead a normal life, while half of the patients are mentally deficient. All patients have neurological signs, poor dexterity and clumsiness… (More)


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