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How is hydrocephalus diagnosed?
When hydrocephalus is congenital (present at birth), it doesn’t usually develop until the third trimester of the mother’s pregnancy. Fetal ultrasound is used to diagnose hydrocephalus when a baby is still in the womb.
In infants and older children, hydrocephalus is diagnosed with one or more of the following tests:
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