Year : 2015  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 89-90

Anesthetic management of a case of armored brain

Department of Neuroanesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Surender Kumar Gupta
Department of Neuroanesthesia, Cardio Neuro Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.146323

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Armored brain is condition, which occurs due to calcification in a chronic subdural hematoma (SDH). Here, we are reporting a case of armored brain due to chronic SDH as a complication of vetriculoperitoneal shunt (VP shunt). Patient had undergone major surgery for removal of calcified hematoma. VP shunt is a simple surgery, but can lead to catastrophic complications like this. In this report, we had described this condition and its aspects.

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