CSF overshunting

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


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

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

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

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 59926
Published: 30th Apr 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.