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Lumboatrial shunt in a patient with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri.

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Sankey, EW; Khattab, MH; Elder, BD; Goodwin, CR; Rekate, HL; Rigamonti, D
Published in: J Clin Neurosci
September 2015

A 25-year-old man with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri and multiple shunt failures presented with progressive back and neck pain, intermittent headaches, and associated vomiting secondary to shunt infection. Due to his previous history of repeated failure of both ventriculoperitoneal and lumboperitoneal (LP) shunting procedures, the decision was made to place a lumboatrial (LA) shunt via an approach through the internal jugular vein. The procedure was uncomplicated and the man's symptoms were relieved. Despite significant improvement, the LA shunt limited his exercise tolerance, and as an avid runner and weight lifter, he requested reconversion back to an LP shunt. At a follow-up of 20months, he continued to do well both clinically and radiographically. This case report summarizes the successful placement and use of an LA shunt for the treatment of intracranial hypertension in the setting of Crouzon syndrome.

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J Clin Neurosci

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EISSN

1532-2653

Publication Date

September 2015

Volume

22

Issue

9

Start / End Page

1507 / 1510

Location

Scotland

Related Subject Headings

  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Male
  • Jugular Veins
  • Intracranial Hypertension
  • Humans
  • Craniofacial Dysostosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
  • Adult
  • 5202 Biological psychology
 

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Sankey, E. W., Khattab, M. H., Elder, B. D., Goodwin, C. R., Rekate, H. L., & Rigamonti, D. (2015). Lumboatrial shunt in a patient with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri. J Clin Neurosci, 22(9), 1507–1510. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2015.03.027
Sankey, Eric W., Mohamed H. Khattab, Benjamin D. Elder, C Rory Goodwin, Harold L. Rekate, and Daniele Rigamonti. “Lumboatrial shunt in a patient with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri.J Clin Neurosci 22, no. 9 (September 2015): 1507–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2015.03.027.
Sankey EW, Khattab MH, Elder BD, Goodwin CR, Rekate HL, Rigamonti D. Lumboatrial shunt in a patient with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Sep;22(9):1507–10.
Sankey, Eric W., et al. “Lumboatrial shunt in a patient with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri.J Clin Neurosci, vol. 22, no. 9, Sept. 2015, pp. 1507–10. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2015.03.027.
Sankey EW, Khattab MH, Elder BD, Goodwin CR, Rekate HL, Rigamonti D. Lumboatrial shunt in a patient with Crouzon syndrome complicated by pseudotumor cerebri. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Sep;22(9):1507–1510.
Journal cover image

Published In

J Clin Neurosci

DOI

EISSN

1532-2653

Publication Date

September 2015

Volume

22

Issue

9

Start / End Page

1507 / 1510

Location

Scotland

Related Subject Headings

  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Male
  • Jugular Veins
  • Intracranial Hypertension
  • Humans
  • Craniofacial Dysostosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
  • Adult
  • 5202 Biological psychology