DESCRIPTION: 1) Slang term known as "water head" 2) When fluids builds up on the brain. 3) Causes brain damage and damage to the nerves. 4) MOST COMMON disabilities
CAUSES: Imbalance between how much cerebrospinal fluid is produced and how much is absorbed .
DETECTION: Ultra Sound, AFP Test, Congenital
TREATMENT: NO CURE. BUT can be managed by having surgery to reduce the pressure on the brain.