Cerebrospinal Fluid Research Paper

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Cerebrospinal fluid Cerebrospinal fluid is important to our body because it can help brain distribute the impact when a head gets injury so that it acts like a cushion, dulling the force. Cerebrospinal fluid is one part of the extracellular of the central nervous system and it is a clear, transparent, bodily fluid that occupies the subarachnoid space and the ventricular system around the brain and spinal cord. The Cerebrospinal fluid is produced by choroid plex, which is a structure in the ventricles of the brain. The viscosity of the Cerebrospinal fluid is similar to the blood plasma. It produces approximately 500 ml each day and provides a fundamental mechanics and immunological protection to the brain and inside the bone. Cerebrospinal fluid spread all through the brain in the …show more content…
Both them are caused by damaged cerebrospinal fluid re-absorption in the absence of any cerebrospinal fluid-flow obstruction between the ventricles and subarachnoid space. Communicating hydrocephalus has many different neurologic conditions such as subarachnoid and intraventricular hemorrhage, meningitis and congenital absence of arachnoid villi. In some case, the special form of communicating hydrocephalus is normal pressure hydrocephalus which causes thickening of the arachnoid leading to blockage of the return-flow channels that filled with the cerebrospinal fluid and the intercranial pressure stays in balance. Non-communicating hydrocephalus is also called obstructive hydrocephalus that the cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles cannot reach the subarachnoid space, which results from obstruction of inter-ventricular foramina, cerebral aqueduct, or the outflow foramens of the fourth ventricle. The area of the cerebral aqueduct will show the most common non-communicating

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