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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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.


Orbital encephalocele pulsating eye head injury hydrocephalus 


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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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