The family history of uncomplicated congenital hydrocephalus: an epidemiological study based on 270 probands.


A longitudinal study was carried out on the family history of 270 babies with uncomplicated congenital hydrocephalus. They had 453 siblings of whom five (11.1/1000) had congenital hydrocephalus and nine (19.9/1000) neural tube defects. These data, together with those obtained from previously published reports indicate that the aetiology of the two… (More)


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