peritoneal shunts or shunts that include cisterna magna catheters. Keywords Shunt .Headaches Hydrocephalus Slitventriclesyndrome Introduction Headaches are one of the most common afflictions of mankind. Based on large series of patients, about 4% of the adults in the world suffer headaches everyday, with a female-to-male ratio of 2.5:1 .
The seizures that your daughter is suffering from could be because of cerebral palsy or raised intracranial pressure due to blocked or malfunctioning shunt. You need to consult the neurosurgeon to check for other signs of raised intracranial pressure like headaches, seizures and neurological problems.
Redness along shunt tract, potentially present with shunt failure or infection Older Adults with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus People who are diagnosed and treated in adulthood, including those with NPH, tend to revert to the symptoms they experienced before initial treatment when they are experiencing a shunt malfunction.