Sialorrhea from fourth ventricle hydrocephalus

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  • 1 First Division of Neurosurgery, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
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✓ The case of a 50-year-old man with tetraventricular hypertensive hydrocephalus is presented, remarkable for fourth ventricle dilatation. This patient showed a significant sialorrhea as the main symptom, which is quite unusual. This condition was successfully treated by cerebrospinal fluid diversion. The uncommon features of this case are summarized.

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