Symptom: Swollen head


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Swollen head: Swollen head or enlarged head size
Detailed cause information for symptom: Swollen head:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Swollen head (7 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Swollen head (22 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Swollen head (7 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Swollen head: brain swelling (22)
    Swollen head type of: Head symptoms (300)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Swollen head: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Swollen head as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Swollen head: The following list of conditions have 'Swollen head' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Agenesis of the corpus callosum ... Hydrocephaly
  • Alexander Syndrome ... head enlargement, brain enlargement
  • Arachnoid Cysts ... hydrocephalus (cerebrospinal fluid accumulation), macrocephaly (head enlargement)

    B

  • Brain cancer ... brain swelling, hydrocephalus

    C

  • Canavan disease ... megalocephaly (abnormally enlarged head)
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis ... hydrocephalus
  • Cysticercosis ... swelling of the brain (hydrocephalus)

    D

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome ... increased head circumference, Hydrocephalus, progressive macrocrania (abnormally enlarged skull), bulging occiput (the back of the head)

    E

  • Encephaloceles ... hydrocephalus

    H

  • Hydranencephaly ... hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus ... increasing head circumference, unusually large head size

    M

  • Megalencephaly ... large head
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis II ... enlarged forehead

    N

  • Neurocysticercosis ... swelling of the brain (hydrocephalus), hydrocephalus

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... enlarged skull
  • Porencephaly ... macrocephaly (large head), hydrocephalus

    R

  • Reye's Syndrome ... brain swelling

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... macrocephaly
  • Schizencephaly ... hydrocephalus
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... brain swelling
  • Soto's Syndrome ... macrocrania (large head)
  • Subdural hematoma ... enlarged head circumference
    Conditions listing complications: Swollen head: The following list of conditions have 'Swollen head' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    C

  • Cerebral Aneurysm ... hydrocephalus
  • Chiari Malformation ... Hydrocephalus (increased intracranial pressure)

    H

  • Head injury ... brain swelling

    L

  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... acute hydrocephalus

    M

  • Meningitis ... hydrocephalus

    S

  • Spina bifida ... hydrocephalus
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... hydrocephalus


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