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Case Report

Acute Hydrocephalus following a Chiari I Decompression

Elton S.a · Tubbs R.S.a,b · Wellons, III J.C.a · Blount J.P.a · Grabb P.A.a · Oakes W.J.a

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aChildren’s Hospital of Alabama, bDepartment of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala., USA

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Pediatr Neurosurg 2002;36:101–104

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Abstract of Case Report

Published online: March 04, 2002
Issue release date: February 2002

Number of Print Pages: 4
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1016-2291 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0305 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/PNE

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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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Case Report

Published online: March 04, 2002
Issue release date: February 2002

Number of Print Pages: 4
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1016-2291 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0305 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/PNE


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