Hydrocephalus caused by dolichoectatic basilar artery: Case report

G. Ricci, J. Lenzi, V. Esposito, G. Andrioli

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The authors report a rare case of dolichoectatic basilar artery causing hydrocephalus by direct compression of foramen of Monro, documented by brain CT scan and MRI angiography, treated by positioning a biventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Pathogenesis, diagnostic difficulty and treatment are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-158
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgical Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • Basilar artery abnormalities
  • Hydrocephalus etiology
  • Hydrocephalus surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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