Congenital malformation of brain includes deformities present since birth. It includes Encephalocoele/Meningocoele/Craniosynostosis/Chiari malformation etc. Even,they are curable with proper approach and management.
Symptoms- They present as abnormal size and shape of head, delayed developmental milestones, poor scholastic performance etc.
Treatments -They are managed medically/surgically. Some children/adults have develop hydrocephalus due to various reasons, which can be managed with CSF diversion procedures. These CSF diversion procedures include Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt/ventriculo-atrial shunt/Endoscopic third ventriculostomy.