What is the incidence of hydrocephalus in the US?

Updated: Jun 04, 2018
  • Author: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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The incidence of congenital hydrocephalus is 3 per 1,000 live births; the incidence of acquired hydrocephalus is not known exactly due to the variety of disorders that may cause it.


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