CSF overshunting

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

History of ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion for hydrocephalus. Now complains of headache. His physician suspects shunt obstruction.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
CT

Right VP shunt. Slit-like 3rd and lateral ventricles. Distended dural venous sinuses. Findings are impressive of intracranial hypotension secondary to CSF overshunting. 

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Case information

rID: 59926
Published: 30th Apr 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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