Ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction due to migration of the abdominal catheter into the scrotum

Zvi Ram, Gideon Findler, Itzhak Guttman, Rami Cherniak, Nachshon Knoller, Itzhak Shacked

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Abstract

A case is reported in which the peritoneal portion of a ventriculopertoneal shunt migrated into the scrotum via an indirect inguinal hernia and caused cerebrospinal fluid hydrocele with shunt malfunction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1045-1046
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume22
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1987

Keywords

  • hydrocele
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt

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