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Table 1 Etiological profile of CNS shunt placement operations of 124 patients

From: A retrospective study of central nervous system shunt infections diagnosed in a university hospital during a 4-year period

Etiology of hydrocephalus No. of Patients (%)
Congenital hydrocephalus-myelomeningocele 18 (14.6)
Meningitis- hydrocephalus 22 (17.8)
Intracranial mass 28 (22.5)
Intracranial hemorrhage 16 (12.9)
Trauma 11 (8.8)
Intracranial abscess 8 (6.5)
Other 21 (16.9)
Total 124 (100)