home : about us : ahead of print : current issue : archives search instructions : subscriptionLogin 
Users online: 726      Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size Print this page Email this page
 CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16-17

Intrahepatic abscess complicating ventriculoperitoneal shunt


Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashok K Mahapatra
Room No. 720, Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.32000

Rights and Permissions

Pyogenic liver abscess occurring as a complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt is of rare occurrence. The authors report an unusual occurrence of a pyogenic liver abscess in a 10-year-old child complicating the insertion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. It was successfully treated by intravenous antibiotics following shunt removal.






[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*


        
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed7608    
    Printed198    
    Emailed3    
    PDF Downloaded329    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 3    

Recommend this journal