Fontanelas abultadas

La fontanela tensa o abultada se presenta cuando el líquido se acumula en la cavidad del cráneo o cuando la presión aumenta en el cerebro. Las causas más comunes son hidrocefalia o presión intracraneal aumentada debido a la enfermedad.Fontanelas abultadas

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Last reviewed 2/21/2013 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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