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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-122

Giant unusual shaped chronic subdural hematoma in a patient with untreated congenital hydrocephalus

Department of Neurosurgery, Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Arvind Mishra
Department of Neurosurgey, C. S. M. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.92183

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Subdural hematoma is a well known complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion for hydrocephalus and usually spreads out over the cerebral convexity, and appears as a crescent shaped lesion on imaging. Chronic subdural hematoma in a case of untreated compensated congenital hydrocephalus has not been reported in English literature. We report the rare case of an adult with congenital hydrocephalus with a huge unusual shaped hemispheric subdural hematoma.

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