Journal of Marine Medical Society

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 71--72

A case of hydrocephalus and extradural collection after cranioplasty following decompressive crainectomy


S Subramaniam1, Chetankumar Tikar2 
1 Classified Specialist (Surg), INHS Asvini, Colaba, Mumbai, India
2 Resident, Surgery, INHS Asvini, Colaba, Mumbai, India

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24 years old male sustained severe head injury with # femur following RTAon 2/09/12. Decompressive Crainectomy was done on the same day followed by cranioplasty with preserved cranial flap after 4 months. Patient showed initial improvement till he developed hydrocephalus on the sixth day following crainioplasty and underwent VP shunt on the right side. The patient became increasingly drowsy one month after cranioplasty. CT showed extradural collection which was evacuated. Following that improvement in the GCS noted with GCS of E4V1M4.


How to cite this article:
Subramaniam S, Tikar C. A case of hydrocephalus and extradural collection after cranioplasty following decompressive crainectomy.J Mar Med Soc 2013;15:71-72


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Subramaniam S, Tikar C. A case of hydrocephalus and extradural collection after cranioplasty following decompressive crainectomy. J Mar Med Soc [serial online] 2013 [cited 2022 Sep 25 ];15:71-72
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