Acute post-traumatic hydrocephalus in an infant due to aqueductal obstruction by a blood clot: a case report
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Acute post-traumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) in an infant with mild head injury is a rare entity.
We report in this paper an 11-month-old baby who presented with acute PTH secondary to aqueductal obstruction by an intraventricular blood clot. The child recovered completely following a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt.
Acute hydrocephalus may develop secondary to aqueductal obstruction by a blood clot in children with even mild head injury.
KeywordsMild head injury Post-traumatic hydrocephalus Aqueductal obstruction Intraventricular hemorrhage
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