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Migration of silicone oil in the cerebral intraventricular system.

Authors
  • Jabbour, Pascal1
  • Hanna, Amgad
  • Rosenwasser, Robert
  • 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
The neurologist
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2011
Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
109–110
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/NRL.0b013e31820a9dc3
PMID: 21364367
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The possibility of the silicone oil causing chemical meningitis and possible hydrocephalus was raised, but the patient's headaches improved and it was decided not to pursue any further diagnostic work up.

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