Hydrocephalus

Tripura's 'giant head’ baby girl dies before corrective surgery

Tripura's 'giant head’ baby girl dies before corrective surgery

Roona Begum's family said she died on Sunday at her home in a village in India's remote northeast after complaining of breathlessness.

Jun 20, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Meet three-year-old Chinese boy whose head expanded like balloon!

Xin Xin was born with hydrocephalus, a build-up of fluid inside his skull which can be deadly.

Jun 15, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

One litre of fluid drained from skull of Pakistan baby suffering from rare condition!

Muhammad Hussain Baksh suffers from a rare condition called hydrocephalus, which causes build-up of fluid inside his skull.

Jun 14, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Baby Roona`s head size further reduced, set to go home

Roona Begum whose extraordinary case had baffled the entire medical fraternity is all set to return to her home in Tripura after doctors further reduced her head size to 57 cm.

Jan 03, 2014, 23:27 PM IST

Baby Roona`s head size further reduced, set to go home

Baby Roona Begum, suffering from a rare congenital disorder which caused her head to swell to 94 cm, is all set to return to her home in Tripura after doctors further reduced her head size to 57 cm.

Jan 03, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

Roona Begum, the baby with the swollen head undergoes successful reconstructive surgery

Roona Begum, whose extraordinary case had baffled the entire medical fraternity, underwent another round of reconstructive surgery successfully.

Nov 30, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

Roona Begum, the baby with swollen head to undergo more surgeries

Roona Begum, whose plight and rare medical condition had baffled the entire medical fraternity will again undergo some follow-up surgeries. She had already went through a sequence of complex, life-saving surgeries which saw doctors drain fluid from her head and dramatically reduce the size of her skull.

Nov 24, 2013, 21:25 PM IST

Roona Begum, baby with hydrocephalus, discharged from hospital

Doctors on Friday discharged a one-year-old Indian baby who underwent multiple surgery to correct a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.

Aug 02, 2013, 23:47 PM IST

Hydrocephalus: All that you need to know

The recent case of Roona Begum, an 18 months old Tripura girl suffering from a rare illness that has caused her head to swell to more than double its normal size is talk of the town in the Medical fraternity. Doctors across India have expressed amazement at this rare medical condition. This particular illness is termed as `Hydrocephalus` or in a layman’s language commonly termed as ` water on the brain`.

Apr 23, 2013, 22:08 PM IST

Baby Roona Begum with severe hydrocephalus stable but requires a lot more treatment: Doctors

Doctors treating baby Roona Begum, say that she is stable, but requires a lot more medical help.

Apr 20, 2013, 11:04 AM IST

Tripura girl "stable", but not ready for intervention

Doctors treating the 18-month-old girl from Tripura, who is suffering from a rare illness that has caused her head to swell, said that the girl was stable although it would take a few more weeks to begin any intervention to treat the girl.

Apr 19, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

Suffering from uncommon diseases, do not lose hope!

Rare or uncommon diseases do not only exist in reel life but also in real life; a recent case of this is of the 16-month-old girl from Tripura, who is suffering from Hydrocephalus.

Apr 18, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Parents of 18-month-old baby suffering from hydrocephalus pray for `miracle`

Eighteen-month-old Roona Begum was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, in which cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the brain.

Apr 15, 2013, 12:22 PM IST