Hydrozephalus und Liquorzirkulationsstörungen

  • C. H. Rickert


Hydrozephalus ist definiert als eine Erweiterung der inneren Liquorräume (Ventrikel) und/oder der äußeren Liquorräume (Subarachnoidalraum) mit oder ohne erhöhten intraventrikulären Druck. Dieser Volumenzunahme liegt eine Liquorzirkulationsstörung zugrunde, die zumeist durch eine Abfluss- bzw. Resorptions-behinderung und nur selten durch eine Überproduktion des Liquors verursacht ist.


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