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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-123

Unusual complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery

1 Department of Surgery, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India
2 Department of Pathology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India

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Tarun Agarwal
Department of Surgery, Subharti Medical College, Delhi - Haridwar Bypass Road, Meerut
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.57340

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Ventricular shunts are commonly employed in the management of hydrocephalus, and numerous complications such as dissection or migration have been reported in the literature besides shunt malfunction. We present a case of the migration of the peritoneal catheter into the scrotum who attended at our institute. He was managed successfully, but subsequently developed intraabdominal cystic swelling for which he was reoperated.


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