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How many people get affected with hydrocephalus?

The number of people who develop hydrocephalus or who are currently suffering from it is difficult to establish since there is no national registry in the US. However, experts estimate that hydrocephalus affects approximately 1 in every 500 children.

This answer is based on source information from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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