Medical measures to treat hydrocephalus may be appropriate under certain circumstances. The use of osmotic diuretics such as mannitol is restricted to situations where prompt reduction of intracranial pressure is necessary pending definitive treatment, as in the acute shunt block with neurological deterioration whilst arranging for shunt revision.
Acetazolamide is an inhibitor of the enzyme carbonic anhydrase. The enzyme is present in the choroid plexus epithelium and is necessary for the production of CSF. Acetazolamide is
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