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Massive bilateral chronic subdural haematoma after ventriculoperitoneal shunt

Amit Agrawal, Bhushan Lakhkar, Brij Raj Singh


Large and increasing chronic subdural haematoma formation related to over functioning ventricular shunts is a well recognized entity, however it posses a difficult management challenge. Although the subdural haematoma in most instances they are space-filling, only exceptionally these lesions are space-occupying, however as in present case if there is presence of the mass effect evacuation is recommended.

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Amit Agrawal,

Bhushan Lakhkar,

Brij Raj Singh,

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Subdural haematoma, ventriculoperitoneal shunt, hydrocephalus

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South African Journal of Child Health 2009;3(1):31.

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Date submitted: 2008-12-15
Date published: 2009-05-27

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