Hydranencephaly

Case contributed by Dr Danilo Ferreira Maia

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Female

CT Brain

CT

Patient with hydrocephalus. Computed tomography of control after placement of ventriculoperitoneal shunt.

Case Discussion

Hydranencephaly is a rare condition in which the normal encephalic parenchyma is replaced by cerebrospinal fluid-filled membranous sacs.

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