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What are the symptoms of acquired hydrocephalus?

Symptoms of acquired hydrocephalus vary, depending on age, the severity of the disease, and your tolerance level for this condition. In infants, the most pronounced sign of acquired hydrocephalus is an abnormally large head. In older children, symptoms may include vision problems, headache, nausea, problems walking, and a downward deviation of the eyes that is referred to as sunsetting. Adults experience similar symptoms as children.

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