Acute hydrocephalus caused by an abdominal cerebro-spinal fluid pseudocyst around the tip of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt

Giampiero Beluffi, Camilla Facchinetti, Michela Zacchino

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Abstract

A case of cerebro-spinal fluid pseudocyst in the abdominal soft tissues around the tip of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt, perforating the abdominal wall, is described. The rarity of this sort of complication is stressed, along with the important role of imaging in its detection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-99
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Radiology Extra
Volume59
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2006

Keywords

  • Cerebro-spinal fluid pseudocyst
  • Computed tomography
  • Ultrasound
  • Ventriculo-peritoneal shunts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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