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Slit Ventricle Syndrome Summary

Description: An intermittent and self-limiting headache disorder in individuals with CEREBROSPINAL FLUID SHUNTS emplaced for the treatment of HYDROCEPHALUS. The symptoms of headache, vomiting, and cranial neuropathies are associated with intermittent obstruction of the shunt.

Also Known As: Slit Ventricle Syndromes; Syndrome, Slit Ventricle; Syndromes, Slit Ventricle

Networked: 30 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Slit Ventricle Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 2 results : FDA 77 Generic
  2. Factor IX (PTC) : 1 result : FDA 2 Generic
  3. Meckel syndrome type 1 : 1 result : IBA
  4. SAS : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Slit Ventricle Syndrome

  1. Infection
  2. Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)
  3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  4. Intracranial Hypertension
  5. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
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Key Therapies for Slit Ventricle Syndrome

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  1. Decompression : 1 outcome in 5 results
  2. Catheters : 9 results
  3. Ventriculostomy : 7 results
  4. Sutures (Suture) : 2 results
  5. Craniotomy : 2 results
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