Clin Surg | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Cerebral Hyperperfusion Syndrome is it an Underlying Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: a Case Report

Junwen Hu, Fuyi Liu, Chun Wang, Feng Yan, Jingyin Chen, Cong Qian and Gao Chen*

Department of Neurological Surgery, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China

*Correspondance to: Gao Chen 

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Abstract

Objective: Cerebral Hyperperfusion Syndrome (CHS) is a rare complication that most reported after carotid endarterectomy, which to be an underlying complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt (V-P shunt) theoretically, has not been reported yet. Here we report a case that had clinical and radiological proof of CHS after V-P shunt.Methods: We reviewed clinical progress and imagings's of this patient in detail and consult some relevant literatures. Then we put forward a novel hypothesis that a potential but rare complication occurs after V-P shunt, which we provide relevant information to confirm.Results: The recorded clinical progress and imaging's of the case highly supports the hypothesis that the patient experienced cerebral hyperperfusion after the V-P shunt.Conclusion: Physicians must be aware of CHS that a rare but potentially fatal complication following V-P shunt.

Keywords:

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt; Epilepsy; Cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome

Citation:

Hu J, Liu F, Wang C, Yan F, Chen J, Qian C, et al. Cerebral Hyperperfusion Syndrome is it an Underlying Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: a Case Report. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2323.

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