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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1982;11(4): 571-575.
Subphrenic Pseudocyst as a Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Case Report.
Do Heum Yoon, Joong Uhn Choi, Byung Yearn Choi, Jae Hoon Chang, Kyu Sung Lee, Young Soo Kim, Sang Sup Chung, Kyu Chang Lee
Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abdominal pseudocysts have been recorded infrequently as a complication of intraperitoneal shunting. Authors have experienced two cases of subphrenic pseudocyst as a complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt, which were treated with revision of shunt. First patient had medulloblastoma with hydrocephalus. The other one was a patient who had subarachnoid hemorrhage and hydrocephalus from Struge Weber syndrome. It's diagnosis and treatment were discussed with review of literatures.
Key Words: Hydrocephalus; Ventriculoperitoneal shunt; Pseudocyst; Sturge Weber syndrome
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