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Baby with ‘world’s largest head’ gets operated to drain fluid from skull
 

Baby with ‘world’s largest head’ gets operated to drain fluid from skull

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The seven-month-old boy was labelled the 'ghost baby' and 'giant head' by the local community due to his appearance.
 
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7 Jan 2017 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja The child can have a normal head circumference provided that the cause of hydrocephalus has been addressed by the patient's doctors. For patients with obstructive hydroc...
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Thanks for sharing this case Madhubabu kaaja . Unfortunately, there are no post-operative pictures in the article that would give us a clear idea if there is a co-existent craniosynostosis (...
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It is sad to hear the boy's situation. I hope they found the cause for his hydrocephalus as well. Because there are many causes for hydrocephalus, and without treating the cause, just by draining the CSF and reshaping the skull it will not help t...
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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal accumulation of CSF in brain that 1 to 2 of every 1,000 babies are born with hydrocephalus in USA. A 7 months baby boy with 96 cm head which is largest head boy operated and removed around 3.7 liters of fluid so far by e...
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