cerebral aqueduct

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Related to Mesencephalic duct: aqueductus cerebri, mesencephalic aqueduct
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Noun1.cerebral aqueduct - a canal connecting the third and fourth ventriclescerebral aqueduct - a canal connecting the third and fourth ventricles
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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We report two cases of transient obstructive hydrocephalus caused by obstruction of mesencephalic duct in patients that presented with altered consciousness which resolved spontaneously in a few hours.
Transient obstructive hydrocephalus has been described very rarely and was caused by mesencephalic duct obstruction that resolved spontaneously after IVH (3,4).
In this paper, we report two cases of transient obstructive hydrocephalus caused by mesencephalic duct obstruction, which resolved spontaneously without neurosurgical intervention.