Delayed isolated tension intraventricular pneumocephalus after ventriculoperitoneal shunt.

@article{Mineo2004DelayedIT,
  title={Delayed isolated tension intraventricular pneumocephalus after ventriculoperitoneal shunt.},
  author={J F Mineo and Duong H. Phong and Romuald Seizeur and Ph M{\'e}riot and G Erard Besson},
  journal={Neuro-Chirurgie},
  year={2004},
  volume={50 2-3 Pt 1},
  pages={96-100}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Delayed and isolated tension intraventricular pneumocephalus without air in the pericerebral subarachnoid spaces is an exceptional complication of a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt. We purpose an explanation for the development of such delayed pneumocephalus. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 14-year-old boy developed headaches and right-side hearing loss three months after surgical resection of a cerebellar medulloblastoma and insertion of a VP shunt. CT-scan showed isolated… CONTINUE READING