mental retardation

Head with brain shunt

Term ‘Water Head’ Causes Hydrocephalus Community to Take Notice

NBC’s Saturday Night Live Weekend Update uses ‘water head,’ a forgotten derogatory term describing individuals with hydrocephalus.

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x chromosome

Finding Our Way with L1CAM

The causes of hydrocephalus are varied, but one with a clear genetic linkage is X-linked hydrocephalus, a genetic disorder that occurs in about 1 of 30,000 births.

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