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Brain Damage Due to Head Trauma in a Patient with Compensated Hydrocephalus: Case report

  • Nobuhiko Aoki

Abstract

Very little is known about intracranial events subsequent to head trauma in patients with cerebrospinal fluid collection in the brain parenchyma, including ventriculomegaly and cavum septi pellucidi. The author proposes a model of head injury under such conditions, based on his experience with an untreated hydrocephalic patient.

Key words

Head trauma Hydrocephalus Traumatic intracerebral hematoma 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobuhiko Aoki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryTokyo Metropolitan Fuchu Hospital TokyoJapan

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