Hydrocephalus in Crouzon's syndrome

A. Hanieh*, Robert Sheen, David J. David

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We reviewed 42 cases of Crouzon's syndrome. There were 16 cases with ventricular dilation. We believe that shunt should be inserted after fronto-orbital advancement if there are persistent signs of raised intracranial pressure. However, in cases presenting with severe ventricular dilation and papilloedema, a shunt is inserted prior to fronto-orbital advancement. Medium- or high-pressure systems should be used.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)188-189
Number of pages2
JournalChild's Nervous System
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1989
Externally publishedYes


  • Crouzon's syndrome
  • Fronto-orbital advance
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracranial pressure
  • Shunt

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    Hanieh, A., Sheen, R., & David, D. J. (1989). Hydrocephalus in Crouzon's syndrome. Child's Nervous System, 5(3), 188-189. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00272125