Warning: Use of undefined constant _FILE_ - assumed '_FILE_' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/ispn6769/public_html/wp-content/themes/ispn/functions.php on line 88

Complications of Therapies for Syringomyelia in Children


  • Wound problems or neurological deficits: Immediate surgical complications include wound infection, dehiscence, bleeding, or worsening of deficits.
  • CSF leakage from wound: A pseudomeningocele or CSF leak can develop after surgery, accompanied by low-pressure headaches.
  • Shunt infection-obstruction: The shunt can become infected or obstructed either early or at a later time.


  • N/A