Suprapineal ventricular diverticula secondary to hydrocephalus shunt malfunction

  • Ali AkhaddarEmail author
  • Hassan Baallal
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryAvicenne Military HospitalMarrakechMorocco
  2. 2.Mohammed V UniversityRabatMorocco

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