We were at our 18 month checkup for my youngest son about a month ago. Everything has always been normal and still was except that his head circumference had increased. He had been bouncing between the 60-75% curves since birth and now he jumped to the 97%. This prompted his pediatrician to order an MRI. His MRI showed aqueductal stenosis and enlarged ventricles. We have now been to see 2 neurosurgeons with differing ideas of how to proceed. Both think waiting is ok for a short time, but 1 thinks we should move forward with a third ventriculostomy sooner than later. While I trust this surgeons abilities, it is hard to send my son to surgery in this siuation. Nobody is really sure about what to do because he has no obvious signs of impairment so far. He was walking at 10 months or so, he plays well, he is running now, seems to have good reflexes, talks a little, etc. Im curious to know if anyone else has been in a similar situation and what action you took.
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