In-depth look at shunt malfunctions and complications. Includes symptoms,
diagnosis, effects, etc.
Information on warning signs of a shunt malfunction, provided by Cincinnati
Children's Hospital Medical Center.
... and which clinical and radiological warning signals of shunt problems to look
out for. ... Signs—papilloedema, enlarged blind spots on visual field analysis or ...
should know the warning signs that occur when a shunt is not working properly.
Although ... Vision problems (blurry or double vision, or loss of vision). • Loss of ...
Jan 9, 2013 ... Such damage may lead to loss of shunt integrity, and necessitate ... Malfunction
or obstruction of the shunt system may lead to signs and ...
On the other hand shunt malfunction due to mechanical valves occlusion is
relatively .... The warning-signs of lately infected atrial shunts are also usually
In a baby with a shunt, the following signs may mean an infection: ... In a child,
the following are also possible signs of infection or other shunt problems:.
Signs of acute shunt malfunction or blockage may include; vomiting or nausea,
abdominal pain, photophobia (sensitivity to light) + other visual disturbances, ...
The most common treatment for Hydrocephalus is to use a shunt. A shunt ... It is
wise to always be aware of the warning signs for a "shunt malfunction." (Please ...
Symptoms of shunt malfunction vary considerably from person to person, but tend
to ... the skull bones are closed, you no longer have the same warning signs.