Were you looking for information about Hydrocephalus? Hydrocephalis is a common misspelling of hydrocephalus.
Once known as "water on the brain," hydrocephalus is a condition that results when extra fluid builds up in the brain, causing pressure. The symptoms of hydrocephalus may vary, depending on which type of the condition you have. Your age and the progression of the disease also affect the specific symptoms you might experience. Possible symptoms may include headaches, vomiting, and urinary incontinence. If this condition is left untreated, it typically results in death.
(Click Hydrocephalus to read the full eMedTV article on this topic. This article takes an in-depth look at possible symptoms of this condition, as well as how it is diagnosed and treated. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)