Postoperative communicating hydrocephalus in patients with supratentorial malignant glioma.

@article{Inamasu2003PostoperativeCH,
  title={Postoperative communicating hydrocephalus in patients with supratentorial malignant glioma.},
  author={Joji Inamasu and Yoshiki Nakamura and Ryoichi Saito and Yoshiaki Kuroshima and Keita Mayanagi and Maaya Orii and Kiyoshi Ichikizaki},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={9-15}
}
Postoperative communicating hydrocephalus in adult patients with supratentorial malignant glioma is a relatively uncommon condition that occurs months after the initial operation of tumor excision. It occurred in only five of 50 consecutive cases treated in our department during the past 10 years. The hydrocephalus appeared to be attributable to leptomeningeal dissemination of tumor cells and subsequent impairment in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) absorption. The tumors were located adjacent to the… CONTINUE READING

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