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Detection of a Cerebrospinal Fluid Pseudocyst on Delayed Imaging

CHOONG, KEVIN K. L., F.R.A.C.P., D.D.U.

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Ventriculoperitoneal shunt obstruction due to a loculated abdominal cerebrospinal fluid collection is an uncommon but well-recognized complication. This report illustrates the value of delayed imaging in identifying a cerebrospinal fluid pseudocyst as the cause of shunt dysfunction.

From the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia

Received for publication April 14, 1998. Revision accepted October 10, 1998.

Reprint requests: Kevin K. L. Choong, F.R.A.C.P., Department of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia. Email: nkc@imag.wsahs.nsw.gov.au

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