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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 24-25

Delayed hydrocephalus secondary to cervical spinal tumor surgery

Department of Neurosurgery, Advanced Medicare and Research Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Indranil Ghosh
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DOI: 10.4103/sccj.sccj_23_19

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Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a common complication after spinal tumor resection that resolves naturally in many cases. Hydrocephalus with CSF leakage as a complication after spinal surgery is rare. Here, we report a rare case of delayed hydrocephalus due to CSF leakage after cervical cord tumor surgery.

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