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Treatments could include:
Doctors surgically place VP shunts inside one of the brain's ventricles to divert fluid away from the brain and restore normal flow and absorption of CSF.
Gait training is a type of physical therapy that helps people improve their ability to stand and walk.
Meningocele repair may be necessary if your newborn has a birth defect affecting the spine. Learn more on why this surgery is performed and what to expect.