Cerebrospinal fluid diversion (summary)

Cerebrospinal fluid diversion describes a situation where cerebrospinal fluid is diverted from its physiological pathway, generally, but not always, in cases of increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure.

Some of the commonly used shunts are:

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rID: 65648
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cerebrospinal fluid shunt
  • CSF diversion
  • CSF shunt

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