Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Upward Migration of Lumboperitoneal Shunt in Patient with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: A Case Report

Lumboperitoneal shunt is one of the CSF diversion devices for the management of many causes, like: idiopathic intracranial hypertension, communicating hypertension, CSF leak, Pseudomeningiocele, growing skull fractures. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) that also known as pseudotumour cerebri, is clinical disorder that diagnosed by an establishment of the symptoms and signs of increased intracranial pressure. Augmentation and ensuring of the tight fixing of the anchoring devices to the fascia of the iliac crest is still the available reliable method for avoiding migration complications that usually presenting with occurrence of the signs and symptoms of increased intracerebral fluid.

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