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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 116, Issue 1, pp 62–64 | Cite as

Late posttraumatic nonvascular pulsating eye

  • P. J. Koehler
  • G. Blaauw
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Summary

A patient is reported with unilateral intermittent pulsating eye caused by the combination of an orbital encephalocele and hydrocephalus, thirty four years after a head injury. Treatment of the hydrocephalus resulted in disappearance of the eye pulsations and encephalocele, as well as in improvement of the gait.

Keywords

Orbital encephalocele pulsating eye head injury hydrocephalus 

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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Koehler
    • 1
  • G. Blaauw
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyDe Wever-ZiekenhuisHeerlenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryDe Wever-ZiekenhuisHeerlenThe Netherlands

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