DSpace university logo mark
Advanced Search
Japanese | English 

NAOSITE : Nagasaki University's Academic Output SITE > School of Medicine > Bulletin > Acta Medica Nagasakiensia > Volume 44, No. 1-2 >

Onset of Dandy-Walker Syndrome in Adult following Head Trauma: A .


File Description SizeFormat
acta44_01_10_t.pdf674.01 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Title: Onset of Dandy-Walker Syndrome in Adult following Head Trauma: A .
Authors: Kaminogo, Makio / Ochi, Akira / Moroki, Jiro / Shibata, Shobu
Issue Date: 23-Jun-1999
Citation: Acta medica Nagasakiensia. 1999, 44(1-2), p.53-57
Abstract: Although head trauma is suggested to precipitate hydrocephalus in adult-onset Dandy Walker syndrome (DWS), the clear mechanism is not verified. A 56-year-old female recovered completely after evacuation of acute epidural hematoma until development of dementia 7 days after operation. At day 20, she underwent ventriculo-peritoneal shunting to treat progressive hydrocephalus and has been free from neurologic symptoms for 2 years. The serial CT examinations indicate that after head trauma without subarachnoid hemorrhage, hydrocephalus can develop in a case of previously silent DWS. Rapid changes of intracranial pressure in trauma may affect cerebrospinal fluid outflow through a DWS-related valve mechanism at the foramina of Luschka, which results in hydrocephalus.
Keywords: Dandy Walker syndrome / hydrocephalus / head / trauma / and adult
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/16135
ISSN: 00016055
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 44, No. 1-2

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/16135

All items in NAOSITE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! Copyright © 2006-2015 Nagasaki University Library - Feedback Powerd by DSpace