Severe hydrocephalus

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

History of delayed motor and mental milestones and progressive head enlargement

Patient Data

Age: 2 years.
Gender: Female
CT

CT Brain

Non-contrast computed tomography shows severe dilatation of the lateral ventricular system and third ventricle, which greatly reduces the brain parenchyma and an associated deformity of the cranial vault.  A VP shunt is in-situ. The fourth ventricle is normal.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates a severe hydrocephalus with a significant resultant skull vault deformity in the patient.

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Case information

rID: 24823
Case created: 15th Sep 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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