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One-Month-Old Female Baby with Symmetrical Hydrocephalus: Treatment Option

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ABSTRACT

A female infant, named Anum 1.8 kg was born on 9th August 2007 at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) with a big head, Occipitofrontal Circumference (OFC) 36 cm. She was admitted on 29th August 2007 and was discharged on 5th September 2007 from Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre after the management of moderate birth asphyxia. Cranial ultrasound revealed moderate Hydrocephalus (symmetrical) with prominent third ventricle. Treatment and its effectiveness have been discussed.

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M. Siddiqui, K. Usmanghani, E. Mohiuddin and L. Malik, "One-Month-Old Female Baby with Symmetrical Hydrocephalus: Treatment Option," Chinese Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 113-115. doi: 10.4236/cm.2012.33018.

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