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Visual loss as the manifesting symptom of ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction.

Authors
  • Lee, A G
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1996
Volume
122
Issue
1
Pages
127–129
Identifiers
PMID: 8659590
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Loss of visual acuity or visual field, or both, may be the initial and only symptom of ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction. Shunt failure may occur without other features of increased intracranial pressure or ventriculomegaly on neuroimaging studies.

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