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Where can the foramen of monro be found?

It is the two lateral ventricals emptying into the third ventrical.


Where can the cerebral aqueduct be found?

It is the emptying of the third ventrical into the fourth ventrical.


How does the 4th ventrical empty into the subarachnoid space?

Foramina of luschka drains laterally
Foramen of magendie drains medially.


What is communicating hydrocephalus?

Decreased CSF absorption increases intracranial pressure.


What is noncommunicating hydrocephalus

Caused by structural blockage of CSF circulation within the ventricular system.

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