Endoscopic fenestration of a symptomatic cavum septum pellucidum: technical case report.

@article{Weyerbrock2006EndoscopicFO,
  title={Endoscopic fenestration of a symptomatic cavum septum pellucidum: technical case report.},
  author={Astrid Weyerbrock and Todd Mainprize and James T. Rutka},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 4 Suppl 2},
  pages={ONSE491; discussion ONSE491}
}
OBJECTIVE Cysts of the septum pellucidum (CSPs) may become symptomatic because of obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid flow, resulting in increased intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus requiring surgical intervention. Endoscopic fenestration may be the most effective and least invasive technique to treat this pathological condition. CLINICAL PRESENTATION An 11-year-old boy sought treatment for frequent episodes of severe headache. On examination, he had papilledema. There was evidence on… CONTINUE READING