Acute hydrocephalus following a Chiari I decompression.

Academic Article

Abstract

  • Complications of posterior cranial fossa decompression for Chiari malformations are uncommon. We present three patients who developed infratentorial supracerebellar hygromas causing acute hydrocephalus after posterior cranial fossa decompression.
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    Keywords

  • Acute Disease, Adolescent, Arnold-Chiari Malformation, Child, Decompression, Surgical, Female, Humans, Hydrocephalus, Lymphangioma, Cystic, Male, Postoperative Complications, Reoperation, Ventriculostomy
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    Authorlist

  • Elton S; Tubbs RS; Wellons JC; Blount JP; Grabb PA; Oakes WJ
  • Start Page

  • 101
  • End Page

  • 104
  • Volume

  • 36
  • Issue

  • 2