Ventricles which have a very thin radiological appearance, indicating excessive drainage.
The slit ventricle syndrome consists of an association of :
- Headaches, occurring when standing up, and resolving when the patient lies down;
- Vomiting, visual or auditory disturbance, drowsiness.
and paraclinical signs:
Near disappearance of the ventricles on a CT scan. The ventricles appear as only a slit, hence the name of the syndrome.