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Sep 29,  · Home Conditions Hydrocephalus Communicating Hydrocephalus Communicating hydrocephalus occurs when the cerebrospinal fluid is inefficiently absorbed back into the blood stream. This results in significant back-pressure and enlargement of all the four ventricles. Causes of this include. Adult communicating hydrocephalus. Pickard JD. In patients with the triad of gait disorder, dementia, and incontinence and, in addition, a predisposing cause for the ventriculomegaly demonstrated on a CT scan and no mass, a shunt should be carried out. In cases in which there is no known aetiology for the ventricular enlargement, the cerebral Cited by:

Jan 01,  · A communicating hydrocephalus is a condition characterized by panventricular enlargement with obstruction to the flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the subarachnoid space that is distal to the outlets of the fourth ventricle. Hence, there is free communication between the ventricles and the subarachnoid by: