Choroid plexus cyst development and growth following ventricular shunting

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Publication Type Manuscript
School or College School of Medicine
Department Neurosurgery
Creator Couldwell, William T.
Other Author Binning, Mandy J.
Title Choroid plexus cyst development and growth following ventricular shunting
Date 2008-01
Description Choroid plexus cysts are typically incidental, asymptomatic cysts. They have been reported to hemorrhage and grow, causing symptoms of obstruction. However, growth and multiplication has not been reported following ventriculoperitoneal shunting procedures. A 66-year-old woman initially underwent a suboccipital retrosigmoid craniotomy for resection of a large petroclival meningioma. Preoperatively, the patient demonstrated imaging findings consistent with hydrocephalus. After surgery the patient required a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Two years after the initial shunting procedure, imaging demonstrated significant growth of new bilateral choroid plexus cysts as compared with pre-shunt imaging. Post-shunt imaging also demonstrated evidence of diffuse dural enhancement characteristic of intracranial hypotension. Despite radiographic growth and multiplication of the cysts, the patient was clinically asymptomatic and had a good neurological outcome.
Type Text
Publisher Elsevier
Journal Title Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Volume 15
Issue 1
First Page 79
Last Page 81
DOI 10.1016/j.jocn.2006.05.021
citatation_issn 9675868
Subject Choroid plexus cyst; Ventriculoperitoneal shunt
Subject LCSH Choroid plexus; Cysts (Pathology); Peritoneovenous shunts
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Binning, M. J., & Couldwell, W. T. (2008). Choroid plexus cyst development and growth following ventricular shunting. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(1), 79-81.
Rights Management (c) Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2006.05.021
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
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