Fergus Bescoby discusses the underwriting considerations for Hydrocephalus.
Hydrocephalus is a build-up of fluid in the brain, which leads to increased pressure and can cause damage to the brain tissue. The word hydrocephalus comes from the Greek words for water and head, hence why the condition is sometimes referred to as ‘water on the brain'. However, the excess fluid is cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), not water. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) The brain and spine are surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This is a clear, colourless fluid that is essential for cushioning...
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