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1,085 Possible Causes for Obstructive Hydrocephalus

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Postmortem examination revealed a glial cyst of the pineal gland and evidence of chronic obstructive hydrocephalus.[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    KEYWORDS: Cerebral ventriculomegaly; Congenital hydrocephalus; Intracranial hypertension; Newborn; Obstructive hydrocephalus; Subdural hematoma; Ventricular atrium diverticulum[] hydrocephalus.[] Magnetic resonance imaging showed the presence of a subacute right subdural hematoma with secondary obstructive hydrocephalus.[]

  • Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma

    Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGCA) is a benign, slow-growing glial tumor that manifests with signs and symptoms of obstructive hydrocephalus most often in adolescent[] Subependymal giant cell astrocytomas are typically slow-growing tumors of mixed glioneuronal lineage which can become aggressive and cause obstructive hydrocephalus usually[] They can occur isolated or multiple and operative resection is advised if these tumors cause symptoms, usually raised intracranial pressure due to obstructive hydrocephalus[]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Symptoms, as a result of a mass effect from the tumour or due to obstructive hydrocephalus, include morning headaches, nausea, vomiting, diplopia (a manifestation of sixth[] On the left is an image of a calcified mass in the suprasellar region, causing obstructive hydrocephalus.[] Another method that may be used to control obstruction of the brain fluid pathways is called an Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy.[]

  • Hydrocephalus

    Patients with an intraventricular haematoma with no evidence of obstructive hydrocephalus were also excluded from the study.[] Diverting CSF from the lateral ventricle with a shunt catheter to the sylvian cistern can be an option to treat obstructive hydrocephalus.[] Diverting CSF from the lateral ventricle with a shunt catheter to the sylvian cistern can be an option to treat obstructive hydrocephalus. 2 patients underwent this procedure[]

  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm

    A 64-year-old man presented with symptoms of obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to a vein of Galen aneurysm associated with a dural arteriovenous malformation and straight[] All components of the ventricular systems, except the fourth ventricle, were moderately dilated in keeping with noncommunicating obstructive hydrocephalus.[] Although the VGAM may compress the aqueduct of Sylvius, obstructive hydrocephalus is rare.[]

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    hydrocephalus.[] Magnetic resonance imaging revealed the bilateral lateral ventricle, the fourth and third ventricle significantly enlarged with severe obstructive hydrocephalus, a huge posterior[] hydrocephalus  Musculoskeletal dysfunction (25% lower ext) GI or GU dysfunction 25.[]

  • Ventricular Hemorrhage

    Three consecutive patients with ICH and severe IVH were treated with EVD immediately after admission due to acute obstructive hydrocephalus.[] There is often obstructive hydrocephalus , and care must be taken in distinguishing this from ex vacuo dilatation of the ventricles.[] METHODS: Patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, severe IVH, and obstructive hydrocephalus with the need for external ventricular drainage were treated with IVF through external[]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    Variable other central nervous system abnormalities might be present (partial or complete agenesis of the corpus callosum, a small fourth ventricle, obstructive hydrocephalus[] It may be associated with stenosis of the aqueduct of Sylvius with obstructive hydrocephalus, and atrophy of the brain tissue.[] Noncommunicating obstructive hydrocephalus caused by obstruction of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie.[]

  • Cerebellar Hemorrhage

    The hematoma in the fourth ventricle was gently removed through the hematoma cavity, followed by thorough saline irrigation to release obstructive hydrocephalus.[] hydrocephalus, and extensive destruction of the occipital bone secondary to cranial metastasis.[] Thus, the hematoma and its associated swelling can cause obstructive hydrocephalus and brainstem compression, in severe cases contributing to early mortality, but outcome[]

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