Indian child recovering after hydrocephalus surgery

POSTED: 12:25 PM Aug 28 2013

Just 18 months old, Roona Begum has had multiple surgeries for extreme hydrocephalus. Her head tripled in size because of a buildup of cerebral fluid soon after birth. She had been given months to live, but underwent surgery funded by donations.

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Four months ago, the circumference of Roona Begum's head was 94 centimeters -- almost triple the size of a normal baby -- due to 10 liters of excess fluid inside her brain.

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