[Hydrocephalus due to non tumoral stenosis of foramens of Monro: report of four cases].

@article{Abderrahmen2008HydrocephalusDT,
  title={[Hydrocephalus due to non tumoral stenosis of foramens of Monro: report of four cases].},
  author={Khansa Abderrahmen and M L Aouidj and Jallel Kallel and Ihsen Zammel and Maghdouri Khaldi},
  journal={Neuro-Chirurgie},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={72-8}
}
Non tumoral stenosis of the foramen of Monro is rare; pathogenic mechanisms remain a subject of debate. The narrowing can be unilateral causing monoventicular hydrocephalus, and exceptionally bilateral causing biventricular hydrocephalus. We present two cases of monoventricular hydrocephalus and two other cases of biventricular hydrocephalus. Clinically, all patients had the same signs as in common hydrocephalus. The CT scan and mainly the MRI allowed us to confirm the diagnosis and to avoid… CONTINUE READING

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