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Flashcards in Brain ventricular system Deck (5)
1

Where can the foramen of monro be found?

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

2

Where can the cerebral aqueduct be found?

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

3

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

Foramina of luschka drains laterally
Foramen of magendie drains medially.

4

What is communicating hydrocephalus?

Decreased CSF absorption increases intracranial pressure.

5

What is noncommunicating hydrocephalus

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

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