HIDROCEFALIA Y MICROCEFALIA

DIANA DUEÑAS, LINA RIVAS, DIANA RODRIGUEZ, LUISA TELLO
Fundación Universitaria Los Libertadores, Bogotá, Colombia

ABSTRACT

Because the cranial cavitytogether with the proper functioning of organs brain is vital for the normal development of man's life, and any anomalies that violates this orderly system affects so chronic and even fatal condition in theneuropsychological the patient must know those alterations including hydrocephalus and microcephaly that are mentioned in this article; forecast to generate adequate rehabilitation and throughtheoretical review of their respective etiology,diagnosis,characteristics and evolution. So hydrocephalus is a disorder usually cerebrospinal fluid accumulation of pressure in the cranial vault withsubsequent ventricular dilation, because any abnormalities, infection, trauma or tumor that alter the normal flow of CSF well that this occurs in excess, well obstruction of ventricular system or bydefective reabsorption into the subarachnoid space on the other hand the microcephaly is the presence of a cranial perimeter less than two standard deviations below the mean either by genetic factors or byperinatal pathology diverse. Due to the above description is that it's necessary to timely knowledge of these two diseases with their respective implications.

Keywords: hydrocephalus, microcephaly,cerebrospinal fluid, brain ventricles, congenital factors, acquired factors.

RESUMEN

Debido a que la cavidad craneal en conjunto con el buen funcionamiento de los órganos cerebrales es devital importancia para el normal desarrollo de la vida del hombre, y cualquier anomalía que atente contra este ordenado sistema repercute de manera crónica y hasta fatal en la condiciónneuropsicologica del paciente se debe conocer aquellas alteraciones entre otras la hidrocefalia y la microcefalia que en este articulo se mencionan; para generar un pronostico y rehabilitación adecuadas mediante... [continua]

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